Membrana fibroelasticus laryngis [NA6] | definition of membrana fibroelasticus laryngis [NA6] by Medical dictionary
fibroelastic membrane of larynx (redirected from membrana fibroelasticus laryngis [NA6])
fi·bro·e·las·tic mem·brane of lar·ynx [TA]
a layer of fibrous and elastic fibers, taking the place of the submucosa in the larynx. It is divided by the laryngeal ventricle into two parts: the quadrangular membrane superiorly and the conus elasticus inferiorly.
fibroelastic membrane of larynx A layer of fibroelastic tissue that lies under the laryngeal mucosa, which is interrupted on each lateral face by a gap between the vocal and vestibular ligaments. It is divided into an upper quadrangular membrane, a middle portion that lies opposite the laryngeal ventricle, and the lowermost region, the conus elastica.