cricoid cartilage

n.

The lowermost of the laryngeal cartilages, expanded into a nearly quadrilateral plate.innominate cartilage

Nearby words

  1. cricket table,
  2. cricketer,
  3. cricoarytenoid,
  4. cricoarytenoid muscle,
  5. cricoid,
  6. cricoidectomy,
  7. cricopharyngeal,
  8. cricothyroid,
  9. cricothyroid muscle,
  10. cricothyrotomy


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