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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0023078

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12420  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: The cartilaginous structure of the respiratory tract between the pharynx and the trachea. It contains elastic vocal cords required for sound production.

RADLEX Definition: An irregularly shaped, musculocartilaginous tubular structure, lined with mucous membrane, located at the top of the trachea and below the root of the tongue and the hyoid bone. It is the essential sphincter guarding the entrance into the trachea and functioning secondarily as the organ of voice. [MeSH]

NCI-GLOSS Definition: The area of the throat containing the vocal cords and used for breathing, swallowing, and talking.

CDISC Definition: The cartilaginous structure of the respiratory tract between the pharynx and the trachea.

CSP Definition: irregularly shaped, musculocartilaginous tubular structure, lined with mucous membrane, located at the top of the trachea and below the root of the tongue and the hyoid bone; the essential sphincter guarding the entrance into the trachea and functioning secondarily as the organ of voice.

UWDA Definition: Heterogeneous cluster that connects the pharynx to the tracheobronchial tree. Examples: There is only one larynx.

MSH Definition: A tubular organ of VOICE production. It is located in the anterior neck, superior to the TRACHEA and inferior to the tongue and HYOID BONE.

FMA Definition: Heterogeneous cluster that connects the pharynx to the tracheobronchial tree. Examples: There is only one larynx.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Head and Neck, Larynx
Head and Neck>Larynx
Laryngeal (qualifier value)
Laryngeal structure (body structure)
Laryngeal structure
Laryngeal
Larynx structure
Larynx, NOS
larynx
voice box
voicebox

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12420 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN LARYNGEAL CARTILAGES is available; /surg: probably LARYNGECTOMY; inflammation = LARYNGITIS MSH
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CITE Playbook RADLEX
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID X90AK SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XM0PL SNOMEDCT_US
CX consider also terms at VOCAL and VOICE MSH
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Wed Jul 05 14:07:50 PDT 2000 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 2612-5351 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EC innervation:Laryngeal Nerves MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXTERNAL_LIST_LINK http://www.who.int/classifications/icf/en/ LNC
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED Y LNC
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED_CODE_SYSTEM ICF LNC
FX D007825 MSH
FX D007828 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C32.9 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20110624 MSH
MN A04.329 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
OID 2.16.840.1.113883.6.254 LNC
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C32.9 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181212004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734139008~TARGETCOMPONENT~119196003 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X90AK SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XM0PL SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A06.2.01.001 FMA
TERM_LEVEL 3 ICDO
TERM_LEVEL 4 ICDO
TERMUI T023391 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Anatomical Structure UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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