cricothyroid


cricothyroid
Relating to the cricoid and thyroid cartilages.

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cri·co·thy·roid -'thī-.rȯid adj relating to or connecting the cricoid cartilage and the thyroid cartilage
cricothyroid n a triangular muscle of the larynx that is attached to the cricoid and thyroid cartilages and is the principal tensor of the vocal cords called also cricothyroid muscle

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cri·co·thy·roid (kri-ko-thiґroid) pertaining to or connecting the cricoid and thyroid cartilages.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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