thyrocricotomy

thyrocricotomy

 [thi″ro-kri-kot´ah-me]
incision of the cricothyroid membrane, the lower part of the fibroelastic membrane of the larynx.

thyrocricotomy

/thy·ro·cri·cot·o·my/ (-kri-kot´ah-me) incision of the cricothyroid membrane.

thyrocricotomy

(thī′rō-krī-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of the cricoid and thyroid membranes.

thyrocricotomy

[-krīkot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, thyreos, shield, eidos, form, krikos, ring, temnein, to cut
a tracheotomy procedure in which the cricovocal membrane is divided.

thyrocricotomy

incision of the cricothyroid membrane, the lower part of the fibroelastic membrane of the larynx.