cricoid

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cri·coid

 (krī′koid′)
n.
A ring-shaped cartilage of the lower larynx that articulates with the thyroid cartilage and artenoid cartilages.

[New Latin cricoīdēs, from Greek krikoeidēs, ring-shaped : krikos, ring; see sker- in Indo-European roots + -oeidēs, -oid.]
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cricoid

(ˈkraɪkɔɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the ring-shaped lowermost cartilage of the larynx
n
(Anatomy) this cartilage
[C18: from New Latin cricoīdes, from Greek krikoeidēs ring-shaped, from krikos ring]
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cri•coid

(ˈkraɪ kɔɪd)
adj.
pertaining to a ring-shaped cartilage at the lower part of the larynx.
[1700–10; < New Latin cricoīdes < Greek krikoeidḗs ring-shaped. See circle, -oid]
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Translations

cri·coid

a. cricoide, de forma anular.
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O transdutor foi colocado na regiao lateral da traqueia, imediatamente inferior a cartilagem cricoidea, no lado direito, e o feixe do transdutor foi posicionado para formar um angulo de 30 a 60 [16].
La maniobra de Sellick o presion cricoidea esta descrita desde 1961 [94], y durante muchos anos se ha usado y promovido como una intervencion importante en la intubacion traqueal [95]; pero la evidencia cientifica no apoya su utilidad en la prevencion de broncoaspiracion durante la SIR o durante la practica anestesica.
* maximo deslocamento da cartilagem cricoidea: foram realizados tracados nas imagens de repouso e do momento de maior elevacao do complexo hio-laringeo.