thyroepiglottic ligament

thy·ro·ep·i·glot·tic lig·a·ment

[TA]
an elastic band that connects the petiole of the epiglottis to the interior of the thyroid cartilage near the superior thyroid notch.

thyroepiglottic

pertaining to the thyroid and epiglottis.

thyroepiglottic ligament
connects the epiglottis to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx.
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1) The AC tendon represents a confluence of the vocal ligament, the thyroepiglottic ligament, the conus elasticus, and the internal perichondrium of the thyroid ala.