thyroepiglottic ligament

noun
thy·ro·epi·glot·tic ligament | \ ˌthī-rō-ˌep-ə-ˌglät-ik- \

Medical Definition of thyroepiglottic ligament 

: a long narrow ligamentous cord connecting the thyroid cartilage and epiglottis

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