superior laryngeal artery

(redirected from arteria laryngea superior)

su·pe·ri·or la·ryn·ge·al ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, superior thyroid; distribution, muscles and mucous membrane of larynx; anastomoses, cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid and terminal branches of inferior laryngeal.
Synonym(s): arteria laryngea superior [TA]

su·pe·ri·or la·ryn·ge·al ar·te·ry

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr lăr-in'jē-ăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, superior thyroid; distribution, muscles and mucous membrane of larynx; anastomoses, cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid and terminal branches of inferior laryngeal.
Synonym(s): arteria laryngea superior.

superior laryngeal artery

A branch of the superior thyroid artery; it follows the internal laryngeal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve, it supplies blood to the larynx, and it anastomoses with the inferior laryngeal artery.
See also: artery