ob·lique ar·y·te·noid mus·cle[TA]
intrinsic laryngeal muscle; origin, muscular process of arytenoid cartilage; insertion, summit of arytenoid cartilage of opposite side and continues as the aryepiglottic muscle in the aryepiglottic fold to the epiglottis; action, narrows or closes the interarytenoid portion of the rima glottidis; nerve supply, recurrent laryngeal.
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arytenoideusAn obsolete term that formerly regarded the oblique and transverse arytenoid muscles as a single structural unit.
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