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uk   /ˌkraɪ.kəʊˈθaɪ.rɔɪd/  us   /ˌkraɪ.koʊˈθaɪ.rɔɪd/ specialized
relating to the cricoid and the thyroid cartilages (= two of the nine cartilages in the larynx, the voice organ in the throat): the cricothyroid ligament the cricothyroid muscle
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