Larynx is Open and Shut Positions

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Upper aperture of the larynx in the open (1) and shut (2) position. Labels: A, cushion of epiglottis; B, apices of arytenoids; C, arytenoepiglottidean folds; E, posterior aspect of cricoid; F, false vocal cords; G, rima glottidis,between true vocal cords; H, posterior border of thyroid cartilage; I, tip of great horn of hyoid.


Treves, Frederick Surgical Applied Anatomy (New York, NY: Cassell and Company, LTD, 1922)


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