Flap of elastic cartilage that falls over the glottis. Closes during swallowing to prevent aspiration.
The space defined as below the epiglottis and above the glottis.
The opening defined by the true vocal cords, anterior and posterior commissure.
The space immediately under the glottis.
Includes all structures and spaces from the epiglottis to the hypoglottis.
The depression between the base of the tongue and epiglottis. Where your Mac blade goes.
Soft tissue that extends from the lateral portions and base of the epiglottis around to the corniculate cartilages
Cartilage prominence at the posterior portion of the glottis and at the posterior portion of the vocal cords.
Cartilage prominence just lateral to the corniculate cartilage.
Larger cartilage structures to which the cuneiform and corniculate cartilages rest on. Assist in glottic opening and closing with the arytenoid muscles.
Recess lateral to the vocal cords and bordered by the epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds and arytenoids
Where the vocal cords meet posteriorly.
Where the vocal cords meet anteriorly.