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thyroid articular surface of cricoid (cartilage)


Definition: one of two small circular facets on the lateral surface of the cricoid cartilage near the inferior margin of the junction of the arch and lamina for articulation with the inferior horns of the thyroid cartilage.

Synonym(s): facies articularis thyroidea cricoideaeTA

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