cricoid cartilage

noun
cri·​coid cartilage | \ ˈkrī-ˌkȯid- How to pronounce cricoid cartilage (audio) \

Medical Definition of cricoid cartilage

: a cartilage of the larynx which articulates with the lower cornua of the thyroid cartilage and with which the arytenoid cartilages articulate

called also cricoid

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