Cuneiform cartilage - Definition
It refers to a structure of the larynx. It is one of the two tiny elongated bits of yellow elastic cartilage, positioned one on either side.
It is also known by the following names:
Cuneiform cartilage - Location
This tough, elastic, fibrous connective tissue is situated in various sections of the body, such as the larynx, outer ear and the joints.
Cuneiform cartilage - Function
Cuneiform cartilages support the lateral aspects of the epiglottis and the vocal folds.
Cuneiform cartilage - Pictures
The following images show the location and appearance of this respiratory structure.
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