Definición de cricoid en inglés:

cricoid

Saltos de línea: cri|coid
Pronunciación: /ˈkrʌɪkɔɪd
 
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sustantivo

  • (also cricoid cartilage) Anatomy The ring-shaped cartilage of the larynx.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Cricothyrotomy - a medical procedure involving an incision being made between the cricoid and thyroid cartilages to maintain patency of the airway.
    • On the top edge of the cricoid are the two small arytenoid cartilages.
    • The application of cricoid pressure compensates for decreased UES tone by compressing the proximal esophageal lumen between the cricoid cartilage and the cervical vertebrae.

Origen

mid 18th century: from modern Latin cricoides 'ring-shaped', from Greek krikoeidēs, from krikos 'ring'.

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