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Epiglottis

"Epiglottis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A thin leaf-shaped cartilage that is covered with LARYNGEAL MUCOSA and situated posterior to the root of the tongue and HYOID BONE. During swallowing, the epiglottis folds back over the larynx inlet thus prevents foods from entering the airway.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epiglottis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epiglottis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 36 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.