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