aryepiglottic fold

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aryepiglottic fold ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic fold (ār'ē-ěp'ĭ-glŏt'ĭk)
n.
A prominent fold of mucous membrane stretching between the lateral margin of the epiglottis and the arytenoid cartilage on either side to enclose the aryepiglottic muscle.

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