The central projections of the laryngeal nerves in the rat.

  title={The central projections of the laryngeal nerves in the rat.},
  author={Ar{\'a}n Pascual-Font and Ignacio Hern{\'a}ndez-Morato and stephen Mchanwell and Teresa V{\'a}zquez and Eva Maranillo and Jose R Sa{\~n}udo and Francisco J Valderrama-Canales},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  volume={219 2},
The larynx serves respiratory, protective, and phonatory functions. The motor and sensory innervation to the larynx controlling these functions is provided by the superior laryngeal nerve (SLN) and the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN). Classical studies state that the SLN innervates the cricothyroid muscle and provides sensory innervation to the supraglottic cavity, whereas the RLN supplies motor innervation to the remaining intrinsic laryngeal muscles and sensory innervation to the infraglottic… CONTINUE READING


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