laryngeal saccule

laryngeal saccule
laryngeal saccule n a membranous sac in the larynx located between the false vocal cords and the inner surface of the thyroid cartilage and containing mucus-secreting glands whose secretion lubricates the vocal cords called also laryngeal pouch, laryngeal sac

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saccule of larynx sacculus laryngis.

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