cricoid cartilage


cri·​coid cartilage ˈkrī-ˌkȯid- How to pronounce cricoid cartilage (audio)
: a cartilage of the larynx which articulates with the lower cornua of the thyroid cartilage and with which the arytenoid cartilages articulate

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“Cricoid cartilage.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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