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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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(Anatomy) of or relating to the ring-shaped lowermost cartilage of the larynx
(Anatomy) this cartilage
[C18: from New Latin cricoīdes, from Greek krikoeidēs ring-shaped, from krikos ring]
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pertaining to a ring-shaped cartilage at the lower part of the larynx.
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a. cricoide, de forma anular.
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