laryngeal pouch


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laryngeal saccule

[TA]
a small diverticulum provided with mucous glands extending upward from the ventricle of the larynx between the vestibular fold and the lamina of the thyroid cartilage; it is a vestigial structure, being a much larger structure interdigitating with the neck musculature in some of the great apes, where it serves as a resonating chamber.

laryngeal pouch

laryngeal pouch

A blind pouch of mucosa entering the ventral portion of the ventricle of the larynx.
See also: pouch