Figure 53-11. Ear, nose, and throat in vivo. A, The right tympanic membrane, showing the handle of the malleus. Ct. fig. 44-2. B, The nasopharynx and nasal cavities as seen in a mirror placed on the posterior pharyngeal wall. Note the posterior edge of the nasal septum, inferior nasal concha, and (on the right side of the illustration) the opening of the auditory tube. Ct. fig. 52-4. C, The larynx on inspiration, as seen in a mirror placed on the posterior pharyngeal wall. Note the epiglottis, ary-epiglottic folds, and (on the left side of the illustration) cuneiform cartilage, vestibular and vocal folds, and trachea. Cf. fig. 53-2. D, The larynx on phonation, as seen in a mirror. Note the vestibular and vocal folds: the latter are now approximated. (All photographs courtesy of Paul H. Holinger, M.D., Chicago, Illinois.) Click for high resolution image.