Cricothyroid


Cricothyroid

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  • Cricothyroid — Cri co*thy roid ( k? th? roid), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining both to the cricoid and the thyroid cartilages. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cricothyroid — Relating to the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. * * * 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • cricothyroid — I. ¦krīkəˌ adjective Etymology: crico + thyroid : relating to or connecting the cricoid cartilage and the thyroid cartilage of the larynx a cricothyroid muscle II. noun : a cricothyroid muscle that is the principal tensor of the vocal cords …   Useful english dictionary

  • cricothyroid — cri·co·thyroid …   English syllables

  • Cricothyroid articulation — The cartilages of the larynx. Latin articulatio cricothyroidea The cricothyroid articulation (or joint) is a joint connecting the cricoid cartil …   Wikipedia

  • Cricothyroid muscle — Muscles of larynx. Side view. Right lamina of thyroid cartilage removed …   Wikipedia

  • cricothyroid membrane — n a membrane of yellow elastic tissue that is attached below to the cricoid cartilage, in front to the thyroid cartilage, and in back to the arytenoid cartilages and that forms the vocal ligaments with its thickened upper margins * * * the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cricothyroid ligament — Ligament: Cricothyroid ligament The ligaments of the larynx. Antero lateral view. Latin ligamentum cricothyreoideum Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid artery — Artery: Cricothyroid branch of superior thyroid artery The thyroid gland and its relations. Latin ramus cricothyroideus arteriae thyroideae superioris Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • cricothyroid artery — ramus cricothyroideus arteriae thyroideae superioris …   Medical dictionary