cricotracheal membrane

cri·co·tra·che·al lig·a·ment

a midline fibrous band connecting the cricoid cartilage with the first ring of the trachea.
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The inferior paraganglia, located near the lateral margin of the cricoid cartilage in the cricotracheal membrane, are associated with the recurrent laryngeal nerve (1, 3).