Last revised by Craig Hacking on 30 Dec 2020

The epiglottic valleculae are paired depressions in the oropharynx located anterior to the epiglottis and posterior to the base of tongue.  They are located between the lateral glossoepiglottic folds and the median glossoepiglottic fold.


Vallecula is Latin for "small valley", a combination of valles (valley) and cula (diminutive suffix).

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