arytaenoid

World English Dictionary
arytenoid or arytaenoid (ˌærɪˈtiːnɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  denoting either of two small cartilages of the larynx that are attached to the vocal cords
2.  denoting any of three small muscles of the larynx that narrow the space between the vocal cords
 
n
3.  an arytenoid cartilage or muscle
 
[C18: from New Latin arytaenoīdes, from Greek arutainoeidēs shaped like a ladle, from arutaina ladle]
 
arytaenoid or arytaenoid
 
adj
 
n
 
[C18: from New Latin arytaenoīdes, from Greek arutainoeidēs shaped like a ladle, from arutaina ladle]

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arytaenoid

noun
either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached [syn: arytenoid
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