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General Anatomy > Respiratory system > Larynx > Laryngeal cavity > Infraglottic cavity

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The portion fo the laryngeal cavity below the vocal folds (the infraglottic cavity) is at first of an elliptical form, but lower down it widens out, assumes a circular form, and is continuous with the tube of the trachea.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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