Meaning of cricoid

cri•coid

Pronunciation: (krī'koid), [key]
— Anat. Anat.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to a ring-shaped cartilage at the lower part of the larynx.
—n.
  1. the cricoid cartilage. See diag. under
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