|Ligaments of the larynx. Posterior view. (Corniculate cartilage labeled at center right.)|
|The entrance to the larynx, viewed from behind. (Corniculate cartilage labeled at bottom right.)|
|Gray's||subject #236 1075|
The corniculate cartilages (cartilages of Santorini) are two small conical nodules consisting of yellow elastic cartilage, which articulate with the summits of the arytenoid cartilages and serve to prolong them backward and medialward.
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