epiglottic fold

epiglottic fold

n.
Any of the three folds of mucous membrane in the oral cavity that pass between the tongue and the epiglottis.
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The pedicle of the tumor was attached to the base of the tongue between the median and lateral epiglottic folds (figure 2).
Because our patient's pedicle was located between the median and lateral epiglottic folds, we believe that her tumor might have actually arisen from the thyroglossal duct analage.