Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating

superior laryngeal nerve

superior laryngeal nerve in Medicine

superior laryngeal nerve n.
A branch of the vagus nerve at the inferior ganglion. At the thyroid cartilage, it divides into two branches, the internal, which supplies the mucous membrane of the larynx above the vocal cords; and the external, which supplies the inferior pharyngeal constrictor and the cricothyroid muscles.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for superior laryngeal nerve
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for superior

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for superior laryngeal nerve