epiglottis function

Epiglottis Function in Digestive System

epiglottis function in digestive system

The epiglottis is basically a trapdoor in your throat. It is an elastic cartilage covered with a mucous membrane situated at the entryway of the larynx (voice box) and the base of the tongue. It is formed like a leaf and guards the entrance of the glottis (the opening between the vocal cords). The epiglottis […]

Updated: August 11, 2016 — 4:11 am
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