cricotracheal ligament


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cri·co·tra·che·al lig·a·ment

[TA]
a midline fibrous band connecting the cricoid cartilage with the first ring of the trachea.
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cricotracheal ligament

The ligamentous structure uniting the upper ring of the trachea and the cricoid cartilage.
See: cricoid cartilage.
See also: ligament
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