Meaning of “cricoid” in the English Dictionary

"cricoid" in British English

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uk /ˈkraɪ.kɔɪd/ us /ˈkraɪ.kɔɪd/ specialized

shaped like a ring:

In a young thin person the thyroid may be visible just below the cricoid cartilage.

cricoidnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkraɪ.kɔɪd/ us /ˈkraɪ.kɔɪd/ specialized

(Definition of “cricoid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)