tracheal cartilages

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tra·che·al car·ti·lag·es

[TA]
the 16-20 incomplete rings of hyaline cartilage forming the skeleton of the trachea; the rings are deficient posteriorly for from one fifth to one third of their circumference.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tra·che·al car·ti·lag·es

(trā'kē-ăl kahr'ti-lăj-ĕz) [TA]
The 16-20 incomplete rings of hyaline cartilage forming the skeleton of the trachea; the rings are deficient posteriorly for one fifth to one third of their circumference.
Synonym(s): cartilagines tracheales [TA] .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The components of the tracheal tube included structures like cartilaginous rings (cartilagines tracheales), the tracheal annular ligaments (ligamenta anularia tracheae) (which connect the cartilage rings), the muscular layer or trachealis muscles (musculus trachealis), and the mucous membrane.