Laryngeal inlet

Infobox Anatomy
Name = Laryngeal inlet
Latin = aditus laryngis
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Caption = The entrance to the larynx.


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The laryngeal inlet (laryngeal aditus, laryngeal aperture) is the opening that connects the pharynx and the larynx.

Borders

Its borders are formed by:
* the free curved edge of the epiglottis, anteriorly
* the arytenoid cartilages, the corniculate cartilages, and the interarytenoid fold, posteriorly
* the aryepiglottic fold, laterally

References

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ee also

* aditus

External links

* - (listed as 'Inlet of the larynx')


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