conus elasticus

co·nus e·las·'ti·cus

[TA]
thicker lower portion of the elastic membrane of the larynx, extending between the cricoid cartilage and the vocal ligaments; the latter is actually a thickening of the free, superior margin of the conus elasticus; Synonym(s): cricovocal membrane ☆ , elastic cone
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Proper injection results in placement of the appropriate volume of material into a space bordered medially by the conus elasticus and laterally by the ala of the thyroid cartilage.
Subglottic neoplasms enter early into the paraglottic space and spread within the region bounded medially by the conus elasticus and laterally by the hyaline laryngeal cartilages.