Cricotracheal ligament

Cricotracheal ligament
Latin Ligamentum cricotracheale
TA A06.2.03.010
FMA 55259

Anatomical terminology

The cricotracheal ligament connects the cricoid cartilage with the first ring of the trachea.

It resembles the fibrous membrane which connects the cartilaginous rings of the trachea to each other.

Cricotracheal ligament


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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