cricoidectomy

noun
cri·​coid·​ec·​to·​my | \ˌkrī-ˌkȯid-ˈek-tə-mē \
plural cricoidectomies

Medical Definition of cricoidectomy 

: surgical excision of the cricoid cartilage

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