Epiglottic fold | definition of epiglottic fold by Medical dictionary
Any of the three folds of mucous membrane in the oral cavity that pass between the tongue and the epiglottis.
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In our study duration of laryngoscopy and intubation was comparable in both the groups, indicating that force applied at epiglottic fold
by Macintosh blade to be the main reason for stress response.
The pedicle of the tumor was attached to the base of the tongue between the median and lateral epiglottic folds (figure 2).
Because our patient's pedicle was located between the median and lateral epiglottic folds, we believe that her tumor might have actually arisen from the thyroglossal duct analage.