Cricoid



[krahy-koid] /ˈkraɪ kɔɪd/ Anatomy

adjective
1.
pertaining to a ring-shaped cartilage at the lower part of the larynx.
noun
2.
the cricoid cartilage.
/ˈkraɪkɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the ring-shaped lowermost cartilage of the larynx
noun
2.
this cartilage

cricoid cri·coid (krī’koid’)
adj.
Ring-shaped.

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