cricoid


cri·coid

adjective \ˈkrī-ˌkid\

Definition of CRICOID

:  of, relating to, or being a cartilage of the larynx with which arytenoid cartilages articulate

Origin of CRICOID

New Latin cricoides, from Greek krikoeidēs ring-shaped, from krikos ring — more at circle
First Known Use: 1746

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