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The epiglottis is seen at the same level as the _____?
hyoid bone
Which way does the U-shaped opening of the hyoid bone face in the anterior neck?
posteriorly
Which aspect of the epiglottis attaches to the thyroid cartilage?
Inferior
Where is the thyroid in relationship to the eipglottis?
Inferior
What shape is the cricoid?
singlet ring
What is the last singular piece of larynx?
cricoid
What is the only piece of laryngeal cartilage to completely surround the pharynx?
cricoid
At what level does the pharynx divide?
C5/C6
cricoid
What aspect of the cricoid do the arytenoids sit?
both sides of the superior posterior aspect
What level are the arytenoids seen?
lower thyroid cartilage.
The vocal cords attach ____ to the thyroid cartilage and ___ to the arytenoids.
anteriorly

posteriorly
What controls the amount of air passing through the larynx?
Movement of the vocal cords
What is the name of the covering surrounding groups of bundles of muscle?
epimysium
What is the bulky part of the muscle called?
belly
Which end of a muscle is movable?
insertion
What is the most anterior muscle of the neck?
platysma
What is the function of the platysma?
Facial expression
Where does the SCM attach?
mastoid superiorly
sternum and medial clavicle inferiorly
the sternohyoid/sternothyroid muscles are seen ____ to the hyoid
anterior
The scalene muscles are found ____ to the body of the vertebrae
lateral
At what level do the scalene muscles separate?
C5/C6
The longus capitis and longus colli are located ____ to the bodies of the C-vertebrae
Anterior
At what level do the longus capitis and longus colli separate?
Level of the cricoid
The erector spinae muscles are found ____ to the vertebrae?
posterior
At what level does the trachea bifurcate?
T4/T5
The thyroid gland is found _____ to the lower part of the larynx
anterior
The thyroid gland is an ____crine gland
endocrine
The pyramidial lobe extends ___ from the isthmus
superiorly
What are the 3 pairs of salivary glands?
sublinguals
parotids
submandibulars
At what level are the submandibular glands?
Hyoid
The submandibular glands are seen ___ and ____ to the body of the mandible
medial and posterior
The sublingual glands are situated between
the submandibular gland and mandible bilaterally
What is the purpose of contrast media for blood vessels in the neck?
locational purposes
The caroitid arteries are found ____ to the SCM and any ___
medial
veins
At what level do the carotid arteries bifurcate?
C3/C4
From what arteries do the vertebral arteries arise?
subclavian
Where do the vertebral arteries travel through the vertebrae?
foramina of the transverse process
The internal jugular veins are _____ to the SCM and ____ to the carotid arteries.
medial

lateral
What are the largest blood vessels in the neck?
internal jugular veins
the external jugular veins drain those areas fed by ____
the external carotid arteries
The external jugular veins are an continuation of the _____ veins
retromandibular
The anterior jugular veins are first seen around the level of?
the hyoid bone
The anterior jugular veins drain into?
external jugular
The external carotid arteries are ____ to the internal
anterior