Merkel, Karl L.

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Karl L., German anatomist and laryngologist, 1812-1876.
Merkel filtrum ventriculi - a groove between the two prominences in each lateral wall of the vestibule of the larynx. Synonym(s): filtrum ventriculi
Merkel fossa - a groove in the posterolateral wall of the vestibule of the larynx between the corniculate and cuneiform cartilages.
Merkel muscle - a fasciculus from the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle inserted into the inferior horn of the thyroid cartilage. Synonym(s): ceratocricoid muscle
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