Pharynx and Larynx

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Pharynx and Larynx
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2013-10-10 15:42:41
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  1. Superior Constrictor
    • Innervation: Vagus Nerve
    • Function: constricts pharynx
  2. Middle Constrictor
    • Innervation: vagus nerve
    • Function: constricts pharynx
  3. Inferior Constrictor
    • Innervation: Vagus nerve
    • Function: constriction of pharynx
  4. Stylopharyngeus muscle
    • Innervation: glossopharyngeal nerve
    • Function: elevation of pharynx
  5. Salpingopharyngeus muscle
    • Innervation: vagus nerve
    • Function: elevation of pharynx
  6. Palatopharyngeus muscle
    • Innervation: vagus nerve
    • Function: elevation of pharynx, closure of oropharyngeal isthmus
  7. Cricothyroid muscle
    • Innervation: external pranch of superior laryngeal
    • Function: forward and downward rotation of thyroid cartilage at cricothyroid joint
  8. Posterior cricoarytenoid
    • Innervation: recurrent laryngeal
    • Function: abduction and external rotation of arytenoid cartilage
  9. Lateral arytenoid
    • Innervation: recurrent laryngeal
    • Function: internal rotation of the arytenoid cartilage and adduction of vocal folds
  10. Transverse Arytenoid
    • Innervation: recurrent laryngeal
    • Function: Adduction of arytenoid cartilages
  11. Oblique arytenoid
    • Innervation: recurrent laryngeal
    • Function: Sphincter of the laryngeal inlet
  12. Thyroarytenoid
    • Innervation: recurrent laryngeal
    • Function: Sphincter of the vestibule and laryngeal inlet
  13. Vocalis
    • Innervation: recurrent laryngeal
    • Function: Adjusts tension in vocal cords

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