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The Respiratory System - Slide 3

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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

From Eileen and W.R. Zemlin, Study Guide/Workbook to Accompany Speech and Hearing Science, 4th ed., 1997, Stipes Publishing Co..

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