coniotomy

co·ni·ot·o·my

(kō'nē-ot'ō-mē),
Incision of the laryngeal conus elasticus.
See also: cricothyrotomy.
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coniotomy

(ko?ne-ot'o-me) [L. conus, fr Gr. konos, pine cone + -tomy] Cricothyrotomy.
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