The Larynx in Different Conditions of the Glottis
The larynx as seen by means of the laryngoscope in different conditions of the glottis. Labels: A, while singing a high note; b, in quiet breathing; C, during a deep inspiration; l, base of tongue; e, upper free edge of epiglottis; e’, cushion of the epiglottis; ph, part of anterior wall of pharynx; cv, the true vocal cords; cvs, the false vocal cords; tr, the trachea with its rings; b, the two bronchi at their commencement.
Keywordstrachea, tongue, larynx, epiglottis, Inspiration, breathing, glottis, laryngoscope, "vocal cords"
GalleriesHuman Upper Respiratory System
Kimber, Diana C. Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1907)