Articular tubercle Images

Articular tubercle

Articular tubercle Definition It is an articular protuberance of the temporal bone that is anteriorly bound by the mandibular fossa. It is enveloped with the articular fossa by the articular capsule of the TMJ (Temporomandibular joint). Picture 1 – Articular tubercle The crown of the mandible as well as the interfering articular disc proceeds onto […]

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Cricoid cartilage Images

Cricoid cartilage

Cricoid cartilage Definition The Cricoid cartilage is the ring-like formation at the base of the larynx. This structure also forms the uppermost part of the Trachea. The Cricoid cartilage is frequently referred to as the voice box and it forms the laryngeal prominence in men which is also known as Adam’s apple. (more…)

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Sentinel Lymph Node Images

Sentinel Lymph Node

What is Sentinel Lymph Node? It is the first lymph node that a tumor drains into. In other words, it is the first lymph gland that is most likely to be invaded by cancerous cells. In some cases, there can be multiple nodes of this type. (more…)

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