Cricoid cartilage / 3D image and Description
Thursday, 10 March 2016 / Published in Pins, Teaching Anatomy
Cricoid cartilage The most inferior part of the laryngeal cartilages and completely encircles the trachea. It is shaped like a signet ring with a broad lamina of cricoid cartilage posteriorly and a much slimmer arch of cartilage anteriorly completing the circle.