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the projection on the anterior portion of the neck formed by the thyroid cartilage of the larynx; serves as an external indication of the level of the fifth cervical vertebra.
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Adam’s appleA popular term for the anterior prominence of the thyroid cartilage, which is located immediately below the superior thyroid notch and most prominent in men, and used as a landmark in emergency tracheostomy.
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The laryngeal prominence; Adam's apple.
See also: prominentia
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