Medical Definition of Cricoid cartilage

1. The lower most of the laryngeal cartilages, may be palpated just below the thyroid prominence Adjacent the cricoid cartilage and the first tracheal ring is the cricothyroid membrane, a site used for rapid emergency airway access (cricothyroidotomy). (13 Nov 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cricoid Cartilage

cricketless
crickets
crickety
crickey
cricking
cricks
cricky
crico-aryt├Žnoid
cricoarytenoid
cricoarytenoid articular capsule
cricoarytenoid articulation
cricoarytenoid joint
cricoarytenoideus
cricoesophageal tendon
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cricoid cartilage (current term)
cricoids
cricoidynia
cricondentherm
cricopharyngeal
cricopharyngeal ligament
cricopharyngeal myotomy
cricopharyngeal part of inferior pharyngeal constrictor
cricopharyngeus muscle
cricosantorinian ligament
cricothyroid
cricothyroid artery
cricothyroid articular capsule
cricothyroid articulation
cricothyroid joint

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