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General Anatomy > Respiratory system > Larynx > Epiglottis > Stalk of epiglottis



The free extremity is broad and rounded; the attached part or stem (Stalk of epiglottis ; Petiolus)  is long, narrow, and connected by the thyroepiglottic ligament to the angle formed by the two laminæ of the thyroid cartilage, a short distance below the superior thyroid notch. 

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


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