cricopharyngeal ligament(redirected from cricosantorinian ligament)
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an elastic band connecting the tip of the corniculate (Santorini) cartilage and the lamina of the cricoid cartilage and continuing into the pharyngeal mucosa covering the cricoid lamina.
A ligamentous bundle between the upper and posterior border of the cricoid cartilage and the anterior wall of the pharynx.
See also: ligament