Medical Definition of Intercricothyrotomy

1. Incision through the skin and cricothyroid membrane for relief of respiratory obstruction; used prior to or in place of tracheotomy in certain emergency respiratory obstructions. Synonym: coniotomy, cricothyroidotomy, inferior laryngotomy, intercricothyrotomy. Origin: cricoid + thyroid + G. Tome, incision (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercricothyrotomy

intercostal space
intercostal vein
intercostal veins
intercostally
intercostals
intercostobrachial nerves
intercostohumeral
intercostohumeral nerves
intercostohumeralis
intercountry
intercounty
intercouple
intercrater
intercricothyrotomy (current term)
intercristal
intercrop
intercropped
intercropping
intercrops
intercross
intercrossed
intercrosses
intercrossing
intercrural
intercrural fibres
intercrural ganglion
intercrystalline

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