cricotomy

cricotomy

 [kri-kot´ah-me]
incision of the cricoid cartilage.
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cri·cot·o·my

(krī-kot'ō-mē),
Division of the cricoid cartilage, as in cricoid split, to enlarge the subglottic airway.
[cricoid + G. tomē, incision]
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cricotomy

(krī-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the cricoid cartilage.
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cri·cot·o·my

(krī-kot'ŏ-mē)
Division of the cricoid cartilage, as in cricoid split, to enlarge the subglottic airway.
[cricoid + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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