triticeous


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triticeous

(trɪˈtɪʃəs)
adj
used to refer to specific small rounded structures of tissue or cartilage, resembling grains of wheat, sometimes found in the area near the larynx and the base of the tongue
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As other calcifications can appear in the same region of atheroma on panoramic radiograph, which may be anatomic (hyoid bone, cartilage triticeous, epiglottis, etc.
This aimed the diagnosis, because radiopacities suggestive of calcified atherosclerotic plaques on carotid artery is displayed laterally to the vertebra, while the images of other structures of average body region, as calcification in the triticeous cartilage, which is the greatest cause of erroneous diagnosis of atheroma (23), are overlapping to the spine.