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Which three cartilages occur singly?
thyroid, epiglottic, cricoid
Which three cartilage occur in pairs?
arytenoid, cuneiform, corniculate
Of the pairs, this cartilage is the most important for incluencing the positions and tensions of the vocal cords.
arytenoid
Also called the adam's apple, this cartilage form the ANTERIOR wall of the larynx.
thyroid
This cartilage forms the inferior wall of the larynx.
Cricoid
These paired cartilages attach to vocal cords, and contract to move them
arytenoid
These paired cartilages are horn shaped and are on the apex of each arytenoid
corniculate
These paired cartilages are club-shaped and help support the vocal cords.
Cuneiform
These paired cartilages are club-shaped and help support the vocal cords.
Cuneiform
These superior pair of folds, termed ventricular folds, are also called:
false cords
These inferior pair of folds are also called:
true vocal cords