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Details for anatomical structure: thyroid cartilage

EndoNet ID: ENC00332

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Synonyms

thyroid cartilage, , Cartilago thyroidea

General information

The largest cartilage of the larynx consisting of two laminae fusing anteriorly at an acute angle in the midline of the neck. The point of fusion forms a subcutaneous projection known as the Adam's apple.

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0045766

Larger structures

    Substructures

      Secreted hormones

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