prominentia laryngea

la·ryn·ge·al prom·i·nence

[TA]
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.

Adam’s apple

A 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.

prominentia laryngea

The laryngeal prominence; Adam's apple.
See also: prominentia