epiglottic cartilage

n.

A thin lamina of elastic cartilage forming the central portion of the epiglottis.

Nearby words

  1. epigenetics,
  2. epigenome,
  3. epigenomics,
  4. epigenous,
  5. epigeous,
  6. epiglottic fold,
  7. epiglottidectomy,
  8. epiglottis,
  9. epiglottitis,
  10. epignathous


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