cricoid

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed rom New Latin cricoīdēs, from Ancient Greek κρῐκοειδής (krikoeidḗs, ring-shaped, annular), from κρίκος (kríkos, ring) +‎ -ειδής (-eidḗs, -like, -oid).

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cricoid (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Of, relating to, or being a cricoid cartilage.
    Synonym: cricoidal

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cricoid (plural cricoids)

  1. (anatomy) Ellipsis of cricoid cartilage.
    • 1972, Владимир Набоков, Transparent Things, McGraw-Hill, page 81:
      What luck that Mr. Romeo still gripped and twisted and cracked that crooked cricoid as X-rayed by the firemen and mountain guides in the street.

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Etymology[edit]

From French cricoïde

Adjective[edit]

cricoid m or n (feminine singular cricoidă, masculine plural cricoizi, feminine and neuter plural cricoide)

  1. cricoid

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