cricothyroid membrane

(redirected from membrana cricothyroidea)

cri·co·thy·roid mem·brane

one of the bilateral membranes extending between the arch of the cricoid cartilage and the inferior edge of the thyroid lamina on each side of the midline, which is occupied by the thicker median cricothyroid ligament.
See also: conus elasticus, median cricothyroid ligament.
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cricothyroid membrane

The membrane connecting the thyroid and cricoid cartilages of the larynx.
See also: membrane
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