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Cricoid Cartilage: Anatomy | Function | Location

Cricoid Cartilage The cricoid cartilage is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the trachea, or windpipe. It is located near the middle and center of the neck. This cartilage consists of strong connective tissue constituting the dorsal (back) part of the larynx, or voice box. The cricoid cartilage is located slightly below the thyroid cartilage, which it …

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