cricoid


cricoid
['krʌɪkɔɪd]
noun (also cricoid cartilage) Anatomy the ring-shaped cartilage of the larynx.
Origin
C18: from mod. L. cricoides 'ring-shaped'.

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  • cricoid — CRICOÍD, Ă, cricoizi, de, adj. În formă de inel. – Din fr. cricoïde. Trimis de LauraGellner, 31.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  cricoíd adj. m., pl. cricoízi; f. sg. cricoídă, pl. cricoíde …   Dicționar Român

  • Cricoid — Cri coid (kr? koid), a. [Gr. ???? ring + oid.] (Anat.) Resembling a ring; said esp. of the cartilage at the larynx, and the adjoining parts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cricoid — [krī′koid΄] adj. [Gr krikoeidēs, ring shaped < krikos, ring (akin to kirkos: see CIRCUS) + eidēs, OID] designating or of the ring shaped cartilage forming the lower part of the larynx …   English World dictionary

  • Cricoid — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cartilago cricoidea GraySubject = 236 GrayPage = 1074 Caption = Anterolateral view of head and neck. (Cricoid cartilage labeled at center left.) Caption2 = The ligaments of the larynx. Antero lateral view.… …   Wikipedia

  • cricoid — 1. adjective /ˈkɹʌɪkɔɪd/ Shaped like a ring, usually with reference to the cricoid cartilage. 2. noun /ˈkɹʌɪkɔɪd/ The cricoid cartilage. What luck that Mr. Romeo still gripped and twisted and cracked that crooked cricoid as X rayed by the firemen …   Wiktionary

  • cricoid — /kruy koyd/, Anat. adj. 1. pertaining to a ring shaped cartilage at the lower part of the larynx. n. 2. the cricoid cartilage. See diag. under larynx. [1700 10; < NL cricoides < Gk krikoeidés ring shaped. See CIRCLE, OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • cricoid — Ring shaped; denoting the c. cartilage. [L. cricoideus, fr. G. krikos, a ring, + eidos, form] * * * cri·coid (kriґkoid) [Gr. krikos ring + oid] 1. resembling a ring; ring shaped. 2. the cricoid cartilage (cartilago cricoidea [TA]) …   Medical dictionary

  • cricoid — /ˈkraɪkɔɪd/ (say kruykoyd) adjective 1. having the shape of a seal ring, as a cartilage at the lower part of the larynx. –noun 2. the cricoid cartilage. {Greek krikoeidēs ring shaped} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cricoid — adj. & n. adj. ring shaped. n. (in full cricoid cartilage) Anat. the ring shaped cartilage of the larynx. Etymology: mod.L cricoides f. Gk krikoeides f. krikos ring …   Useful english dictionary

  • cricoid — adjective Etymology: New Latin cricoides, from Greek krikoeidēs ring shaped, from krikos ring more at circle Date: 1746 of, relating to, or being a cartilage of the larynx with which arytenoid cartilages articulate …   New Collegiate Dictionary