Pharynx and Esophagus
The lower part of the pharynx and the upper part of the esophagus have been slit up from behind, and the mucous membrane removed to show the muscular fibers. The two longitudinal bands are seen coming round to the front to be attached by a common tendon to the upper border of the cricoid cartilage.
GalleriesHuman Digestive System
Cunningham, D.J. Textbook of Anatomy (New York, NY: William Wood and Co., 1903)