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cricoid

 [kri´koid]
1. ring-shaped.
2. the cricoid cartilage.

cri·coid

(krī'koyd),
Ring-shaped; denoting the cricoid cartilage.
[L. cricoideus, fr. G. krikos, a ring, + eidos, form]

cricoid

/cri·coid/ (kri´koid)
1. ring-shaped.

cricoid

(krī′koid′)
n.
A ring-shaped cartilage of the lower larynx that articulates with the thyroid cartilage and artenoid cartilages.

cricoid

[krī′koid]
Etymology: Gk, krikos, ring, eidos, form
adj, having a ring shape (for example, the cricoid cartilage).

cri·coid

(krī'koyd)
Ring-shaped; denoting the cricoid cartilage.
[L. cricoideus, fr. G. krikos, a ring, + eidos, form]

cricoid

1. Ring-shaped.
2. A ring-shaped cartilage in the voice-box (larynx).

cricoid

1. ring-shaped.
2. the cricoid cartilage.

cricoid cartilage
a ringlike cartilage at the caudal part of the larynx.
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In order to obtain a proper transverse neck window for the detection of endotracheal intubation, the lineal transducer is used at the level of the cricoid cartilage, making sure that the esophagus is visualized.
Cricoid pressure in emergency rapid sequence induction.
56 Cricoids pressure was explained to the patient and the cricoid located prior to the induction agent (thiopentone) and muscle relaxant (suxemethonuim) being given.
The bottom line is there's no concern about cricoid pressure leading to necrosis.
Additionally, they no longer endorse the routine use of cricoid pressure during airway management.
Patients in the groups above should be anaesthetised with necessary precautions to prevent aspiration, including awake intubation or rapid sequence induction with application of cricoid pressure.
It was situated in the median plane extending from the hyoid bone to the front of cricoid cartilage.
Also given that scalenus anterior tapers and becomes tendinous superiorly, the muscle belly of scalenus anterior will be found only below approximately the level of C6 (inferior to the cricoid cartilage) in the root of the neck.
Left uterine displacement is necessary, as is application of cricoid pressure to avoid aspiration.
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