cuneiform cartilage

n.

A small nonarticulating rod of elastic cartilage in the aryepiglottic fold above the corniculate cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. cuneate fasciculus,
  2. cuneate nucleus,
  3. cuneatic,
  4. cuneiform,
  5. cuneiform bone,
  6. cuneiformist,
  7. cunene,
  8. cuneo,
  9. cuneocuboid,
  10. cuneonavicular


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