conus elasticus

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co·nus e·las·'ti·cus

thicker lower portion of the elastic membrane of the larynx, extending between the cricoid cartilage and the vocal ligaments; the latter is actually a thickening of the free, superior margin of the conus elasticus; Synonym(s): cricovocal membrane ☆ , elastic cone
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Patil and DasGupta [3] have researched on the inflation and interaction mechanics of a flat circular membrane inside an elastic cone under the action of uniform gas pressure.
DasGupta, "Constrained inflation of a stretched hyperelastic membrane inside an elastic cone," Meccanica.