thyroid cartilage


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thyroid cartilage

n.
The largest cartilage of the larynx, having two broad processes that join anteriorly to form the Adam's apple.
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Noun1.thyroid cartilage - the largest cartilage of the larynxthyroid cartilage - the largest cartilage of the larynx
cartilage, gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
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He had suffered a brain haemorrhage, fractures to the left and right jaw, a fracture to the thyroid cartilage and other bodily injuries all caused by blunt force trauma.
As it descends, it moves gradually to the lateral side of the internal carotid artery until it reaches the superior border of the thyroid cartilage.
The autopsy also showed that Abu Ein also suffered from a wounding to his front teeth, bruises on the tongue, neck, from both right and left sides, and further bruises on the thyroid cartilage.
The area over the right thyroid cartilage was tender to palpation.
Computed tomography (CT) of the neck with intravenous iodinated contrast showed a 5 x 4 x 4-cm solid, round, soft-tissue mass with homogenous enhancement centering within the right thyroid cartilage.
Among his topics are scalp advancement, temporal fossa augmentation, cheek contouring, lip reshaping, thyroid cartilage reduction, and upper and lower jaws.
He also found subtle, possible bruising to the superficial and deep muscles of the neck, together with the fracture of the thyroid cartilage horns.
First locate the thyroid cartilage (Adam's apple) with thumb and index finger, then slide your fingers inferiorly until you feel another smaller cartilage below (the cricoid cartilage).
Alvarez left the field with a crushed thyroid cartilage in his throat, Roncero sustained two broken ribs while Borges also picked up a rib injury.
Alvarez left the field with a crushed thyroid cartilage in his throat, while Roncero sustained two broken ribs and Borges also picked up a rib injury.