<anatomy> The strong band that connects the cricoid and thyroid cartilages in the midline anteriorly; it is continuous posteriorly with the conus elasticus.
Synonyms: conus elasticus, ligamentum cricothyroideum.
(05 Mar 2000)
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cricothyroid membrane, cricothyroid muscle
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