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Related to arytenoid: corniculate, arytenoidectomy, arytenoid dislocation, Oblique arytenoid

arytenoid

 [ar″ĭ-te´noid]
shaped like a jug or pitcher, as the arytenoid cartilage or arytenoid muscle of the larynx.

ar·y·te·noid

(ar'i-tē'noyd), [TA] Avoid the mispronunciations a'rytenoid and aryt'enoid.
Denoting a cartilage (arytenoid cartilage) and muscles (oblique and transverse arytenoid muscles) of the larynx.
[see arytenoideus]

arytenoid

/ar·y·te·noid/ (ar″ĭ-te´noid) shaped like a jug or pitcher, as arytenoid cartilage.

arytenoid

(ăr′ĭ-tē′noid′, ə-rĭt′n-oid′)
n.
1. Either of two small pitcher-shaped cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal cords are attached.
2. A muscle connected to either of these cartilages.
3. Any of several small mucous glands located in front of these cartilages.
adj.
Of or relating to these cartilages or an associated muscle or gland.

ar′y·te·noi′dal adj.

arytenoid

adjective Ladle-shaped.

ar·y·te·noid

(ari-tēnoyd) [TA]
Denoting a cartilage (arytenoid cartilage) and muscles (oblique and transverse arytenoid muscles) of the larynx.

arytenoid

Ladle-shaped. Pertaining to the two small cartilages attached to the vocal cords at the back of the LARYNX or to the arytenoid muscles of the larynx. From the Greek arutaina , a pitcher or ladle, and eidos , like.

ar·y·te·noid

(ari-tēnoyd) [TA] Avoid the mispronunciations a'rytenoid and aryt'enoid.
Denoting a cartilage (arytenoid cartilage) and muscles (oblique and transverse arytenoid muscles) of the larynx.

arytenoid

shaped like a jug or pitcher, as the arytenoid cartilage.

arytenoid abscess
see laryngeal chondritis.
arytenoid cartilage
one of the paired laryngeal cartilages in the dorsal part of the larynx that provides attachment for the muscles that adduct and abduct the vocal cords. The cartilages form the dorsal boundary of the rima glottis, the vocal cords the ventral boundary.
arytenoid chondritis
inflammation of the arytenoid cartilage that causes a syndrome similar to that caused by recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis.
arytenoid lateralization
a surgical technique used to treat laryngeal paralysis in dogs. One or both arytenoid cartilages are fixed in a lateral position with sutures, thereby enlarging the diameter of the laryngeal lumen.
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A more advanced surgical method, known as laryngeal framework surgery, involves manipulating the paralyzed vocal cord through an external approach and repositioning the arytenoid cartilage (7).
CT showed a swollen submandibular gland and arytenoid region on the right side (figure 2), as well as swollen bilateral parotid glands.
The mass was hard, and it arose from the arytenoid cartilage.
Endoscopic arytenoid reduction was performed along with chemical tenotomy of the posterior cricoarytenoid using 10 units of botulinum toxin.
A differential diagnosis of airway oedema, laryngospasm, vocal cord paresis and arytenoid subluxation was entertained.
5-cm foreign body in the right cricoarytenoid joint, which made the arytenoid cartilage unable to rotate.
It usually results from anatomical and technical problems, which include obstruction by laryngeal and pharyngeal structures such as down-folding of the epiglottis, obstruction by the arytenoids and saliva, as well as secretions obscuring the surface of the lens.
Arytenoid dislocation: An analysis of the contemporary literature.
10) The degree of laryngeal trauma may extend from simple edema of the vocal folds to hematoma, granulation of the vocal folds, or even dislocation of the arytenoid cartilages.
1) The patient was noted to have massive arytenoid mucosal hyperplasia.
It is assumed that the tracheal tube was impeded by arytenoid cartilage or epiglottis and then was not passed.
Vocal process granuloma, also known as contact granuloma (1) or intubation granuloma, is a benign chronic inflammatory lesion that commonly arises from the mucosa overlying the arytenoid cartilage and extending to the posterior one-third of the vocal fold.