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1

vertebral position of larynx

C4-6

2

vertebral level of hyoid

C1

3

vertebral level of cricoid

C6

4

vertebral level of upper thyroid

C4/5

5

vocal cords attach to what anteriorly

thyroid cartilage

6

vocal cords attach to what posteriorly

arytenoid cartilage

7

what epithelium covers the vocal cords

stratified squamous epithelium

8

nerve supply to laryngeal mucosa

vagus

9

nerve supply to superior to vocal fold

superior laryngeal branches

10

nerve supply to vocal fold and inferior

recurrent laryngeal

11

tensors of larynx

cricothyroid muscles

12

relaxers of larynx

thryo-arytenoid muscles

13

adductors of larynx (vocal fold movement)

lateral crico-arytenoid, transverse and oblique arytenoids

14

abductors of larynx

posterior crico-arytenoid

15

during phonation what muscles are contracted?

arytenoids

16

during whispering what muscles contract?

lateral crico-arytenoid