cricothyroid ligament

(redirected from Middle cricothyroid ligament)

cricothyroid ligament

The ligament uniting cricoid and thyroid cartilages and the location for the horizontal incision (called coniotomy) to prevent choking.
See also: ligament

cricothyroid

pertaining to the cricoid and thyroid cartilages.

cricothyroid ligament
attaches the cricoid to the thyroid cartilage.