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Annular cartilage

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cricoid cartilage
(Science: anatomy) The lower most of the laryngeal cartilages, may be palpated just below the thyroid prominence adjacent the cricoid cartilage and the first tracheal ring is the cricothyroid membrane, a site used for rapid emergency airway access (cricothyroidotomy).


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