Create a 2 page essay paper that discusses Structure Of The Larynx.
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The cricoid cartilage in turn is the connecting cartilage that attaches the larynx to the trachea or the air passage. The epiglottis on the other hand, is connected to the thyroid cartilage at its notch. Because of its leaf like shape and position, it “helps to direct food and liquid into the esophagus and to protect the vocal cords and trachea during swallowing” (Milton J. Dance, Jr. Head &amp. Neck Rehabilitation Center, 1999).