Glossoepiglottic


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Related to Glossoepiglottic: median glossoepiglottic fold

Glos`so`ep`i`glot´tic


a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to both tongue and epiglottis; as, glossoepiglottic folds.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The tumor oscillated from side to side along the axis of the median glossoepiglottic fold.
The presence of thickening on the posterior laryngeal wall, tremor in structures (base of tongue and vallecula), early escape (characterized by the presence of food in the hypopharynx or larynx before the swallowing reflex was triggered), vallecular stasis in glossoepiglottic folds and pyriform sinus (characterized by accumulation of food after the third swallowing on the mentioned structures), penetration (characterized by the presence of food in the laryngeal vestibule), tracheal aspiration (characterized by food intake in the region located below the vocal folds, in the subglottic region and in the trachea, at any time of swallowing), and cough reflex was observed.
Median glossoepiglottic fold and the lingual surface of epiglottis were not visualised.