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Cricotracheal ligament

Cricotracheal ligament
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Latin Ligamentum cricotracheale
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Anatomical terminology

The cricotracheal ligament connects the cricoid cartilage with the first ring of the trachea.

It resembles the fibrous membrane which connects the cartilaginous rings of the trachea to each other.

Cricotracheal ligament

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)




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