Flashcards in Larynx Deck (7)
What does laryngeal elevation do?
Closes the larynx
What does alteration to the laryngeal diameter control?
Airflow for speech and raising intra- abdominal pressure
How is it that men have deeper voices than women?
More prominent larynx due to decreased thyroid angle
What is the name given to the membrane that spans the space between the upper edges of the thyroid lamina and superior horn to the upper edges of the body and greater horn of the hyoid
What nerve supplies all the laryngeal muscles, bar the cricothyroid?
What is cricothyroid innervated by?
Superior laryngeal nerve