ceratocricoid


ceratocricoid
Relating to the inferior cornua of the thyroid cartilage and to the cricoid cartilage, or the cricothyroid articulation. SYN: keratocricoid.

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cer·a·to·cri·coid (ser″ə-to-kriґkoid) pertaining to the inferior horn of the thyroid cartilage and the cricoid cartilage; see musculus ceratocricoideus.

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