Gillette's suspensory ligament -->
cricoesophageal tendon
medical dictionary

Longitudinal fibre of the oesophagus that attaches to the posterior aspect of the cricoid cartilage of the larynx.

Synonyms: tendo cricoesophageus, Gillette's suspensory ligament, suspensory ligament of oesophagus.

American spelling: cricesophageal tendon

(05 Mar 2000)