The Anatomy and Physiology of the Mammalian Larynx
In this unique book, Sir Donald Harrison draws on his wide-ranging experience as a surgeon and comparative anatomist to produce an authoritative and detailed account of the anatomy and physiology of the mammalian larynx. His investigation of the larynx has involved the study of over 1200 specimens of mammalian larynges from around the world, as well as using data from his own clinical experiences. The comparative morphology of the larynx is discussed from a developmental and functional perspective, and the involvement of the larynx in respiration, locomotion and vocalization is highlighted. Throughout the book the relationship of structure to function is stressed, and the clinical relevance of features of the human larynx is emphasized.
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Collection of specimens and data
General aspects of laryngeal morphology
42 Framework cartilages ligaments and related joints
43 Ventricle saccule and air sacs
44 Laryngeal mucous glands
2 Comparative study by species of the cricothyroid area
3 Comparative data for the glottic area and tracheal ring broken down by age and sex
4 Measurements of cricoarytenoid joint facets
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Acta Otolaryngologica Stock air sacs airway animals appears Artiodactyla aryepiglottic folds arytenoid cartilage Baby Junior Adult behaviour body mass body weight branch camel carnivores Cheetah Common name Baby comparative anatomy Coronal section correlation cricoid cartilage cricothyroid muscle deer diameter dissections epiglottis Equus false cords Figure giraffe glands glandular tissue glottic Harrison histological horse human larynx hyoid increase inferior Junior Adult Total lamina Laryngology lateral ligaments locomotion London lung male mammalian larynx mammals measurements medial membrane metabolic rate morphology mucosa mucous musculature myelinated fibres name Baby Junior ossification Otolaryngology oxygen Panthera patterns pharyngeal physiology posterior cricoarytenoid posterior cricoarytenoid muscle primates recurrent laryngeal nerve respiration respiratory saccule serially sectioned showing similar sound Species Common name specimens squamous epithelium structure studies subglottic superior laryngeal nerve supraglottis surface thyroarytenoid muscle thyroid cartilage Transverse section variable variations ventricle vocal cords whilst
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