Cavity of Larynx
Cavity of larynx, as seen by means of the laryngoscope. A, the rima glottidis closed. B, the rima glottidis widely opened. Labels: 1, rings of the trachea; 2, processus vocalis of the arytenoid cartilage; 3, arytenoepiglottidean fold; 4, sinus pyriformis; 5, laryngeal sinus; 6, vallecula; 7, true vocal cord; 8, cushion of epiglottis; 9, middle glossoepiglottidean fold; 10, base of tongue; 11, epiglottis; 12, false vocal cord; 13, cuneiform tubercle; 14, tubercle of Santorini.
GalleriesHuman Upper Respiratory System
Cunningham, D.J. Textbook of Anatomy (New York, NY: William Wood and Co., 1903)