A ring-shaped cartilage of the lower larynx that articulates with the thyroid cartilage and artenoid cartilages.
[New Latin cricoīdēs, from Greek krikoeidēs, ring-shaped : krikos, ring; see sker-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + -oeidēs, -oid.]
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