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What is the space between the laryngeal inlet and the vestibular folds?
The Vestibule
What are the superior and inferior boundaries of the middle part of the Larynx?
It is very thin:
between the Vestibular Folds (false vocal folds) superiorly,
and the Vocal Folds inferiorly.
What is the space inferior to the Vocal Folds called?
The Infraglottic Space
What is the name of the cartilage indicated by the white arrow?
The Thyroid Cartilage.
What is the point on the Thyroid Cartilage indicated by the white arrow called?
The Laryngeal Prominence.
What is the name of the cartilage indicated by the white arrow?
The Cricoid Cartilage
What is the name of the cartilage indicated by the white arrow?
The Arytenoid Cartilage
What is the space between the Vocal Folds called?
Rima Glottidis
What is the structure indicated by the white arrows?
The Epiglottis
What is the space indicated by the white arrows called?
The Vestibule
What structure is indicated by the white arrow?
The Quadrangular Membrane
What are the structures indicated by the white arrows?
The Vocal Folds.
What structure is indicated by the white arrow?
The Vestibular Folds (or False Vocal Folds).
What is the space between the Vocal Folds and the Vestibular Folds called?
The Ventricle of the Larynx.
What is reflexively closed if a foreign object becomes trapped superior t the Vestibule of the Larynx?
The Rima Glottidis, the triangular opening between the two Vocal Folds.
What cranial nerve supplies all of the efferent innervation of the intrinsic muscles of the Larynx?
The Vagus (CN X)
What nerves are indicated by the white arrows?

What intrinsic laryngeal muscle does it innervate?
The External Laryngeal Nerve

The Cricothyroid Muscle
What connects the Thyroid cartilage to the Hyoid Bone?
The Thyrohyoid Membrane
What muscle is indicated by the white arrows?
The Anterior belly of the Digastric Muscle
What muscle is indicated by the white arrows?
The Posterior Belly of the Digastric Muscle.
What muscle is indicated by the white arrows?
The Mylohyoid Muscle