corniculate cartilage

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corniculate cartilage

[kȯr′nik·yə·lət ¦kärt·lij]
(anatomy)
The cartilaginous nodule on the tip of the arytenoid cartilage.
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2] laser; the treated areas "usually include the aryepiglottic folds, lateral edges of the epiglottis and the corniculate cartilages.
12) Endoscopic surgery was first reported in 1984 by Lane et al, who noted that it led to a dramatic improvement in a 3-month-old patient; they excised the lateral portions of the epiglottis, the corniculate cartilage, and the tips of the arytenoids.