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[attributive] Relating to or denoting a pair of cartilages at the back of the larynx.
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.’
Early 18th century: from modern Latin arytaenoides, from Greek arutainoeidēs, from arutaina funnel.
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