conus elasticus

(redirected from cricovocal membrane)

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