cricoid

(redirected from Cartilaginis cricoideæ)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

cricoid

[′krī‚kȯid]
(anatomy)
The signet-ring-shaped cartilage forming the base of the larynx in humans and most other mammals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.