Medical Definition of Membrana cricothyroidea

1. An elastic membrane which lies anteriorly in the neck adjacent the cricoid cartilage and the first tracheal ring. This is the membrane which is pierced or incised when performing a cricothyroidotomy. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Membrana Cricothyroidea

membrana abdominis
membrana adamantina
membrana adventitia
membrana atlanto-occipitalis anterior
membrana atlanto-occipitalis posterior
membrana basalis ductus semicircularis
membrana basilaris
membrana capsularis
membrana capsulopupillaris
membrana cerebri
membrana choriocapillaris
membrana cordis
membrana cricothyroidea (current term)
membrana decidua
membrana eboris
membrana fibroelastica laryngis
membrana fibrosa
membrana flaccida
membrana fusca
membrana germinativa
membrana granulosa
membrana hyothyroidea
membrana intercostalis externa
membrana intercostalis interna
membrana interossea antebrachii
membrana interossea cruris

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