maximal laryngeal height

maximal laryngeal height

(măk′sĭ-mĭl) [L. maximus, greatest]
The measured distance at the end of expiration between the upper border of the suprasternal notch and the top of the thyroid cartilage. A maximal laryngeal height of less than 4 cm is a physical finding present in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease.
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