laryngeal inlet

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laryngeal inlet

[TA]
the aperture between the pharynx and larynx, bounded by the superior edges of the epiglottis (anteriorly), the aryepiglottic folds (laterally), and the mucosa between the arytenoids (posteriorly).
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la·ryn·ge·al in·let

(lă-rinjē-ăl inlĕt)
[TA] The aperture between the pharynx and larynx, bounded by the superior edges of the epiglottis, the aryepiglottic folds, and the mucosa between the arytenoids.
Synonym(s): aditus laryngis [TA] .
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On direct laryngo-pharyngoscopy under general anesthesia, a large smooth mass in the supraglottic region could be seen obscuring the inlet of the larynx. Both the pyriform fossa and the postcricoid region were normal.