inferior laryngeal nerve

in·fe·ri·or la·ryn·ge·al nerve

the terminal branch of the recurrent laryngeal nerve as the latter passes deep to the inferior pharyngeal constrictor; it supplies the laryngeal mucosa inferior to the vocal folds and all laryngeal muscles except the cricothyroid.
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Some reports refer to the intralaryngeal portion of the nerve as the inferior laryngeal nerve, but we will continue to employ the term RLN.

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