Flashcards in Larynx: Joints/Ligaments Deck (13):
What is the synovial joint that is between the cricoid cartilage and the inferior horn of the thyroid cartilage?
What movement does the cricothyroid joint allow for?
Rotation of the thyroid cartilage around the horizontal axis
What is the synovial joint between the cricoid cartilage and the base of the arytenoid cartilage?
What motion does the cricoarytenoid joint allow for?
Gliding and rotation of the arytenoid cartilages on the cricoid cartilage
What is the sheet like ligament that extends from the thyroid cartilage to the hyoid bone?
What structures will pierce the thyrohyoid membrane?
1) Internal Laryngeal Nerve
2) Superior Laryngeal Vessels
What is the ligament that extends from the arch of the cricoid cartilage to the thyroid cartilage?
Median Cricothyroid Ligamnet
What is the conective tissue that extends from the thyroid cartilage in front to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage behind?
What is the fibroelastic membrane that extends upward from the cricoid cartilage to the vocal ligamnet?
What forms the free edge of the conus elasticus?
What connects the epiglottic cartilage to the arytnoid cartilage on either side?
What forms the superior margin of the quadrangular membrane?
Aryepiglottic ligamnet within the aryepiglottic fold