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Location of the larynx and associated structures as seen in a sagittal section of the head.

  1. First cervical vertebra (atlas)
  2. Dens of second cervical vertebra
  3. Epiglottis
  4. Body of hyoid bone
  5. Aryepiglottic fold
  6. Apex of arytenoid cartilage (corniculate cartilage)
  7. Esophagus
  8. Trachea
  9. Vocal folds

Illustration from The Study Guide/Workbook to accompany Speech and Hearing Science; Anatomy and Physiology 4th edition, Eileen Zemlin and W.R. Zemlin, Stipes Publishing Co.

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