cricothyroid membrane

noun

Medical Definition of cricothyroid membrane

: a membrane of yellow elastic tissue that is attached below to the cricoid cartilage, in front to the thyroid cartilage, and in back to the arytenoid cartilages and that forms the vocal ligaments with its thickened upper margins

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“Cricothyroid membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cricothyroid%20membrane. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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