The cuneiform cartilages of the larynx are two small, elongated pieces of yellow elastic cartilage, placed one on either side, in the aryepiglottic fold, where they give rise to small whitish elevations on the surface of the mucous membrane, just in front of the arytenoid cartilages. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuneiform_cartilages ]

Synonyms: Wrisbergi cartilage cartilage of Morgagni cartilage of Wrisberg

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Term information

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external definition

Independent cartilage that may occur dorsal or anterior to the prominentiae apicales dorsales of the arytenoid cartilages.[AAO]

external ontology notes

compare with AAO def, 'Independent cartilage that may occur dorsal or anterior to the prominentiae apicales dorsales of the arytenoid cartilages.'

has related synonym

cartilagines cuneiformes

cartilago apicalis seu cartilago Santoriniana

cartilago apicalis intermedia

id

UBERON:0011157