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Intrinsic muscle of the larynx

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lucisotu's version from 2017-06-01 19:54

Section

MuscleFunction
Cricothyroidstretches the vocal chords
Posterior crocoarytenoidmaintains wide airways (for breathing)
Thyroarytenoidrelax the vocal cord
Aryepigloticcloses the laryngeal inlet
Transverse arytenoidadduct the vocal cord
Lateral cricoarytenoidadducts the vocal cords
Thyroepiglotticusopen the laryngeal inlet
Vocalisshortens vocal cords, is antagonist of the cricothyroid muscle
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