Plica vestibularis

plica vestibularis --> vestibular fold

One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal cavity from the angle of the thyroid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilage; they enclose a space called the rima vestibuli or false glottis.

Synonym: plica vestibularis, false vocal cord, plica ventricularis, ventricular band of larynx, ventricular fold.

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