[ar-i-tee-noid, uh-rit-n-oid] /ˌær ɪˈti nɔɪd, əˈrɪt nˌɔɪd/ Anatomy

pertaining to either of two small cartilages on top of the cricoid cartilage at the upper, back part of the larynx.
pertaining to the muscles connected with these cartilages.
pertaining to the glands in the aryepiglottic fold of the larynx.
an arytenoid cartilage, muscle, or gland.
denoting either of two small cartilages of the larynx that are attached to the vocal cords
denoting any of three small muscles of the larynx that narrow the space between the vocal cords
an arytenoid cartilage or muscle

arytenoid ar·y·te·noid (ār’ĭ-tē’noid’, ə-rĭt’n-oid’)

Of or relating to these cartilages or an associated muscle or’y·te·noid’al adj.


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