From its side at the back part project two rounded surfaces, which give attachment to the arytenoid cartilages.
With some effort the above-mentioned action of the arytenoid cartilages may be continued several tones higher.
This movement of the arytenoid cartilages may best be compared to that of a pair of scissors.
In the second series the glottis appears, by the inaction of the arytenoid cartilages, to be shortened.
When in their natural position the arytenoid cartilages resemble somewhat the mouth of a pitcher, hence their name.
The arytenoid cartilages are two small but very mobile bodies in the form of three-cornered pyramids.
It also furnishes a base of support for two very important structures, the arytenoid (arutaina, a ladle) cartilages.
The cartilages of the ear and the arytenoid cartilages are sometimes the seat of gouty deposits.
Other muscles are connected with the arytenoid cartilages which serve to seperate the vocal cords and to widely open the glottis.
Lucia cannot attend to the movements of her arytenoid cartilages while pouring out the trills and runs of her Mad Scene.
arytenoid ar·y·te·noid (ār'ĭ-tē'noid', ə-rĭt'n-oid')
Either of two small pitcher-shaped cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal cords are attached.
A muscle that is connected to either of these cartilages.
Any of several small mucous glands located in front of these cartilages.