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.
MeSH information
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.


Publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epiglottis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Epiglottis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 276 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2017
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