By D. F. N. Harrison
During this detailed booklet, Sir Donald Harrison attracts on his wide-ranging event as a health practitioner and comparative anatomist to provide an authoritative and certain account of the anatomy and body structure of the mammalian larynx. His research of the larynx has concerned the research of over 1200 specimens of mammalian larynges from all over the world, in addition to utilizing information from his personal scientific studies. The comparative morphology of the larynx is mentioned from a developmental and practical viewpoint, and the involvement of the larynx in respiratory, locomotion and vocalization is highlighted. through the ebook the connection of constitution to operate is under pressure, and the scientific relevance of positive aspects of the human larynx is emphasised.
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Carnivores rarely eat and drink simultaneously, water being ingested by lapping during which the vocal cords are probably closed. Primates Characteristically, the primate larynx has an upright rounded epiglottis with aryepiglottic folds that extend from epiglottis to the whole of the vertical face of 34 General aspects of laryngeal morphology the arytenoid cartilage. This cartilage is increased in height superiorly by the corniculate cartilage (of Santorini), although variations in height of the posterior laryngeal wall are found within different species.
Phil. University of London. Tucker, G. F. (1963). Some clinical inferences from the study of serial laryngeal sections. Laryngoscope, 73, 728-43. 3 General aspects of laryngeal morphology It is widely accepted that the larynx evolved around the time that the respiratory system changed from gills to lungs. The earliest larynx consisted of a cartilaginous plate suspended from the vertebral column, as is found mProtopterusy the lung fish. With increasing muscular activity, a more dynamic system was needed to provide a wider opening to the lungs and bilateral movable cartilages developed along the sides of the air passage.
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The Anatomy and Physiology of the Mammalian Larynx by D. F. N. Harrison