cricothyroid ligament

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Related to cricothyroid ligament: Median thyrohyoid ligament, cricothyroid muscle

cricothyroid ligament

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


pertaining to the cricoid and thyroid cartilages.

cricothyroid ligament
attaches the cricoid to the thyroid cartilage.