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6th branchial arch

Thursday 3 June 2010

Muscular contributions

- All intrinsic muscles of larynx except the cricothyroid muscle.

Skeletal contributions

- cricoid cartilage
- arytenoid cartilages
- corniculate cartilage

Nerve

- vagus nerve (X)
- recurrent laryngeal nerve

Artery

- Right 6th aortic arch: pulmonary artery
- Left 6th aortic arch: pulmonary artery and ductus arteriosus

See also

- branchial archs