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Noun: arytenoid  ,er-i'tee,noyd [N. Amer], ,a-ri'tee,noyd [Brit]
  1. Either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached
    - arytaenoid, arytenoid cartilage

Derived forms: arytenoids

Type of: cartilage, gristle

Part of: larynx, voice box

Encyclopedia: Arytenoid