Description

Origin: Arytenoid cartilage on one side

Insertion: Arytenoid cartilage on opposite side

Nerve: Recurrent laryngeal branch of the vagus

Action: Approximate the arytenoid cartilages (close rima glottidis)

Description:
The Arytænoideus transversuscrosses transversely between the two cartilages.


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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