Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage

The lateral angle of the base of the arytenoid cartilage is short, rounded, and prominent; it projects backward and lateralward, and is termed the muscular process; it gives insertion to the posterior cricoarytenoid muscles behind, and to the lateral cricoarytenoid muscles in front.

Muscular process of arytenoid cartilage
The cartilages of the larynx. Posterior view.
Latinprocessus muscularis cartilaginis arytenoideae
Anatomical terminology


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1075 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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