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Medical Term:

cricoesophageal tendon

 

Definition: longitudinal fibers of the esophagus that attaches to the posterior aspect of the cricoid cartilage of the larynx.

Synonym(s): tendo cricoesophageusTA, Gillette suspensory ligament, suspensory ligament of esophagus

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