Cricoarytenoid ligament | definition of cricoarytenoid ligament by Medical dictionary
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cricoarytenoid ligament [TA]
the ligament that passes downward from the posterior border of the arytenoid cartilage to the lamina of the cricoid cartilage.
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Usually quite sturdy, the intrinsic muscles of the larynx and cricoarytenoid ligament
maintain the cartilage position within the diarthrodial joint.