aryepiglottic part of oblique arytenoid (muscle)

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aryepiglottic part of oblique arytenoid (muscle)

[TA]
fibers of the oblique arytenoid muscle that continue past the summit of the arytenoid cartilage to the side of the epiglottis; action, constricts the laryngeal aperture in a "purse-string" manner.

ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic part of o·blique ar·y·ten·oid (mus·cle)

(arē-epi-glotik pahrt ō-blēk ari-tēnoyd mŭsĕl) [TA]
Fibers of oblique arytenoid muscle that continue past summit of arytenoid cartilage to side of epiglottis; action, constricts the laryngeal aperture in a "purse-string" manner.
Synonym(s): aryepiglottic muscle.
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