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Which cranial nerve supplies innervation to all of the muscles of the larynx including the vocal cords?
CN X, the vagus nerve
Which nerve and branch of the vagus supplies the cricothyroid muscle?
The superior laryngeal nerve, external branch
Is the cricothyroid an intrinsic or extrinsic laryngeal muscle?
It is an extrinsic laryngeal muscle
What is the cricthyroid muscle's function in phonation?
pitch and inflexion
The internal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve of the vagus gathers sensation from what part of the larynx?
The mucosa of the larynx and pharynx above the true vocal cords, including the epiglottis.
All of the intrinsic laryngeal muscles are supplied by what nerve of the vagus?
The recurrent laryngeal nerve
The recurrent laryngeal nerve also gathers sensation from what part inside the larynx and respiratory tract?
The laryngeal mucosa below the true vocal cords and the upper esophagus and upper trachea.