Definition of arytenoid in English:

arytenoid

adjective

Anatomy
  • [attributive] Relating to or denoting a pair of cartilages at the back of the larynx.

noun

Anatomy
  • Either of the arytenoid cartilages.

    • ‘At the base of each arytenoid is the vocal process (a process is a protuberance or outgrowth) The vocal cord is attached to this process.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from modern Latin arytaenoides, from Greek arutainoeidēs, from arutaina funnel.

Pronunciation:

arytenoid

/ˌerəˈtēˌnoid//əˈridənˌoid/