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1

Cricothyroid

Elongates (tenses)
'Cords Tense'
SLN

2

Vocalis

Shortens (relaxes)
RLN

3

Thyroarytenoid

Shortens (relaxes), ADDucts cords (narrow glottis)
'THey Relax'
RLN

4

Lateral cricoarytenoid

ADDucts cords (narrow glottis)
'Let's Close Airways'
RLN

5

Posterior cricoarytenoid

ABducts cords (widens glottis)
'Please Come Apart'
RLN

6

Depress Larynx

Omohyoid
Sternohyoid
Sternothyroid