cricoid

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adjective cri·coid \ˈkrī-ˌkȯid\

Definition of cricoid

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

Origin and Etymology of cricoid

New Latin cricoides, from Greek krikoeidēs ring-shaped, from krikos ring — more at circle


First Known Use: 1722


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