corniculate cartilage
noun Etymology: Latin corniculatus horned, from corniculum, diminutive of cornu horn Date: circa 1909 a small nodule of yellow elastic cartilage articulating with the apex of the arytenoid

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  • corniculate cartilage — cor·nic·u·late cartilage kȯr .nik yə lət n either of two small nodules of yellow elastic cartilage articulating with the apex of the arytenoid called also cartilage of Santorini * * * cartilago corniculata …   Medical dictionary

  • corniculate cartilage — noun : a small nodule of yellow elastic cartilage articulating with the apex of the arytenoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corniculate cartilages — Ligaments of the larynx. Posterior view. (Corniculate cartilage labeled at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • cartilage of Santorini — cartilage of San·to·ri·ni .sant ə rē nē n CORNICULATE CARTILAGE G. D. Santorini see DUCT OF SANTORINI …   Medical dictionary

  • cartilage of santorini — ˌsantəˈrēnē Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: after G.D.Santorini died ab1737 Italian physician and anatomist : corniculate cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

  • Arytenoid cartilage — The cartilages of the larynx. Posterior view. Latin cartilagines arytenoidea Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • santorini's cartilage — |santə|rēnēz , |sän noun Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: after Giovanni D. Santorini died 1737? Italian anatomist : corniculate cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cricoid cartilage — Anterolateral view of head and neck. (Cricoid cartilage labeled at center left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Oblique line of thyroid cartilage — The cartilages of the larynx. Oblique line labeled to the right. Latin linea obliqua cartilaginis thyroideae Gray s …   Wikipedia

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