cuneiform cartilage

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cu·ne·i·form car·ti·lage

[TA]
a small nonarticulating rod of elastic cartilage in the aryepiglottic fold anterolateral and somewhat superior to the corniculate cartilage.

cuneiform cartilage

Etymology: L, cuneus, wedge, forma + cartilago
one of two small pieces of yellow elongated elastic laryngeal cartilage at the edge of the aryepiglottic fold, above and anterior to the corniculate cartilage.

cuneiform cartilage

Either of a pair of rod-shaped nodules of fibrocartilage that lie anterior to corniculate cartilage in the aryepiglottic fold and appear as bumps under the mucosa.

cu·ne·i·form car·ti·lage

(kyū-nē'i-fōrm kahr'ti-lăj) [TA]
A small nonarticulating rod of elastic cartilage in the aryepiglottic fold anterolateral and somewhat superior to the corniculate cartilage.
Synonym(s): cartilago cuneiformis [TA] .

Morgagni,

Giovanni Battista, Italian anatomist and pathologist, 1682-1771.
frenulum of Morgagni - a fold running from the junction of the two commissures of the ileocecal valve on either side along the inner wall of the cecocolic junction. Synonym(s): frenulum of ileocecal valve; Morgagni frenum; Morgagni retinaculum
Morgagni appendix - an inconstant narrow lobe of the thyroid gland. Synonym(s): pyramidal lobe of thyroid gland
Morgagni cartilage - a small nonarticulating rod of elastic cartilage in the aryepiglottic fold anterolateral and somewhat superior to the corniculate cartilage. Synonym(s): cuneiform cartilage; Morgagni tubercle
Morgagni caruncle - middle lobe of prostate.
Morgagni cataract - a hypermature cataract in which the nucleus gravitates within the capsule. Synonym(s): sedimentary cataract
Morgagni columns - a number of vertical ridges in the mucous membrane of the upper half of the anal canal. Synonym(s): anal columns
Morgagni concha - the upper thin, spongy, bony plate projecting from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity, separating the superior meatus from the sphenoethmoidal recess. Synonym(s): superior nasal concha
Morgagni crypts - the grooves between the anal columns. Synonym(s): anal sinuses
Morgagni disease - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
Morgagni foramen - congenital defect in the fusion of sternal and costal elements of the diaphragmatic anlage that is the site of a parasternal hernia. Synonym(s): foramen cecum of tongue
Morgagni fossa - the terminal dilated portion of the urethra in the glans penis. Synonym(s): Morgagni fovea; navicular fossa of the urethra
Morgagni fovea - Synonym(s): Morgagni fossa
Morgagni frenum - Synonym(s): frenulum of Morgagni
Morgagni globules - vesicles beneath the capsule and between lens fibers in an early cataract. Synonym(s): Morgagni spheres
Morgagni hernia
Morgagni humor - Synonym(s): Morgagni liquor
Morgagni hydatid - a vestigial remnant of the embryonic mesonephric duct. Synonym(s): vesicular appendices of uterine tube
Morgagni lacuna - one of a number of little recesses in the mucous membrane of the spongy urethra into which empty the ducts of the urethral glands. Synonym(s): urethral lacuna
Morgagni liquor - a fluid found postmortem between the epithelium and the fibers of the lens, resulting from the liquefaction of a semifluid material existing there during life. Synonym(s): Morgagni humor
Morgagni nodule - a nodule at the center of the free border of each semilunar valve at the beginning of the pulmonary artery and aorta. Synonym(s): nodule of semilunar valve
Morgagni prolapse - chronic inflammation of laryngeal ventricle.
Morgagni retinaculum - Synonym(s): frenulum of Morgagni
Morgagni sinus - Synonym(s): anal sinuses; laryngeal ventricle; prostatic utricle
Morgagni spheres - Synonym(s): Morgagni globules
Morgagni syndrome - hyperostosis frontalis interna in elderly women, with obesity and neuropsychiatric disorders. Synonym(s): metabolic craniopathy; Stewart-Morel syndrome
Morgagni tubercle - Synonym(s): Morgagni cartilage
Morgagni valves - delicate crescent-shaped mucosal folds that pass between the lower ends of neighboring anal columns. Synonym(s): anal valves
Morgagni ventricle - the recess in each lateral wall of the larynx between the vestibular and vocal folds and into which the laryngeal sacculus opens. Synonym(s): laryngeal ventricle
Morgagni-Adams-Stokes syndrome - Synonym(s): Adams-Stokes syndrome
morgagnian cyst - a vestigial remnant of the embryonic mesonephric duct. Synonym(s): vesicular appendices of uterine tube

Wrisberg,

Heinrich A., German anatomist and gynecologist, 1739-1808.
nerve of Wrisberg
Wrisberg cartilage - a small, nonarticulating rod of elastic cartilage. Synonym(s): cuneiform cartilage
Wrisberg ganglia - parasympathetic ganglia of the cardiac plexus. Synonym(s): cardiac ganglia
Wrisberg lesion
Wrisberg ligament - the band that passes posterior to the posterior cruciate ligament. Synonym(s): posterior meniscofemoral ligament
Wrisberg nerve - Synonym(s): medial brachial cutaneous nerve; nervus intermedius
Wrisberg tubercle - a rounded eminence on the posterior part of the aryepiglottic fold. Synonym(s): cuneiform tubercle
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6) The complete type, which was seen in two-thirds of their patients, was characterized by an omega-shaped epiglottis, shortened aryepiglotlic folds, and redundant supraglottic mucosa that may or may not involve the mucosa of the cuneiform cartilages.
8,9) In type A disease, the cuneiform cartilages are redundant and they prolapse during inspiration.
14) Similarly, Marcus et al reported using scissors to trim the obstructing mucosa from the lateral edge of the epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds, and arytenoid cartilage in all patients, even though they saw two distinct patterns of laryngomalacia in their patients; half exhibited anteromedial collapse of aryepiglottic folds and cuneiform cartilage, while the other half manifested only anteromedial collapse of the mucosa overlying the arytenoids.
25) They include (1) the inward collapse of the aryepiglottic folds, primarily the cuneiform cartilages, (2) an elongated epiglottis curled on an abnormality, (3) anterior and medial collapsing movements of the arytenoid cartilages, (4) posterior and inferior displacement of the epiglottis, (5) short aryepiglottic folds, and (6) an overly acute angle of the epiglottis.