Superior laryngeal artery

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Artery: Superior laryngeal artery
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The ligaments of the larynx. Antero-lateral view. (Superior laryngeal artery visiblea tt upper right)
Latin arteria laryngea superior
Gray's subject #144 552
Supplies larynx
Source superior thyroid artery   
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Course

The superior laryngeal artery accompanies the internal laryngeal branch of the superior laryngeal nerve, beneath the Thyreohyoideus.

It pierces the hyothyroid membrane, and supplies the muscles, mucous membrane, and glands of the larynx, anastomosing with the branch from the opposite side.

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