ceratocricoid muscle


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cer·a·to·cri·coid mus·cle

(ser'ă-tō-krī'koyd mŭs'ĕl)
A fasciculus from the posterior cricoarytenoid muscle inserted into the inferior horn of the thyroid cartilage.
Synonym(s): musculus ceratocricoideus [TA] .

Merkel,

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