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