corniculate cartilage


cor·nic·u·late cartilage

noun \kr-ˈni-kyə-lət-\

Definition of CORNICULATE CARTILAGE

:  a small nodule of yellow elastic cartilage articulating with the apex of the arytenoid

Origin of CORNICULATE CARTILAGE

Latin corniculatus horned, from corniculum, diminutive of cornu horn
First Known Use: circa 1909

cor·nic·u·late cartilage

noun \kr-ˌnik-yə-lət-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CORNICULATE CARTILAGE

: either of two small nodules of yellow elastic cartilage articulating with the apex of the arytenoid—called also cartilage of Santorini

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