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Meaning of "cricoid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRICOID

From New Latin cricoīdes, from Greek krikoeidēs ring-shaped, from krikos ring.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRICOID

cricoid  [ˈkraɪkɔɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRICOID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cricoid can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRICOID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cricoid

Cricoid cartilage

The cricoid cartilage /ˌkraɪkɔɪd ˈkɑːrtɪlɪdʒ/, or simply cricoid, is the only complete ring of cartilage around the trachea.

Definition of cricoid in the English dictionary

The definition of cricoid in the dictionary is of or relating to the ring-shaped lowermost cartilage of the larynx. Other definition of cricoid is this cartilage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRICOID


Betws-y-Coed
ˌbɛtsɪˈkɔɪd
coracoid
ˈkɒrəˌkɔɪd
corticoid
ˈkɔːtɪkɔɪd
discoid
ˈdɪskɔɪd
glucocorticoid
ˌɡluːkəʊˈkɔːtɪˌkɔɪd
helicoid
ˈhɛlɪˌkɔɪd
helicoidal
ˈhɛlɪkɔɪd
mineralocorticoid
ˌmɪnərələʊˈkɔːtɪˌkɔɪd
mucoid
ˈmjuːkɔɪd
myrmecoid
ˈmɜːmɪkɔɪd
oniscoid
əˈnɪskɔɪd
phacoid
ˈfækɔɪd
placoid
ˈplækɔɪd
psychoid
ˈsaɪkɔɪd
sarcoid
ˈsɑːkɔɪd
scincoid
ˈsɪŋkɔɪd
thylakoid
ˈθaɪləˌkɔɪd
trichoid
ˈtrɪkɔɪd
trochoid
ˈtrəʊkɔɪd
varicoid
ˈvɛərɪkɔɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRICOID

cribrous
cribwork
cricetid
Crichton
crick
cricket
cricket ball
cricket bat
cricketer
cricketing
cried
crier
cries
crikey
crim
crim.
Crimbo
crime
crime against humanity
crime fighting

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRICOID

autacoid
autocoid
calycoid
cercopithecoid
clinopinacoid
coccoid
ericoid
fucoid
gonococcoid
gynaecoid
gynecoid
helcoid
lumbricoid
macropinacoid
muscoid
percoid
pinacoid
plerocercoid
scolecoid
viscoid

Synonyms and antonyms of cricoid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cricoid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRICOID

Find out the translation of cricoid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cricoid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cricoid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

环状
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cricoides
570 millions of speakers

English

cricoid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cricoid
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحلقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перстневидный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cricóide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cricoid
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cricoïde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cricoid
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ring
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

輪状軟骨
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

윤상
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cricoid
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sụn nhẫn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மோதிர வடிவம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Cricoid
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

krikoid
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cricoid
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cricoid
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перстнеподібний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cricoid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κρικοειδής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cricoid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cricoid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cricoid
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRICOID»

The term «cricoid» is regularly used and occupies the 104.219 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRICOID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cricoid

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRICOID»

Discover the use of cricoid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cricoid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Textbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care and CPR
John M. Field, Peter J. Kudenchuk, Robert O'Connor, Terry VandenHoek. Cricoid Pressure Cricoid pressure is widely used as a technique to reduce gastric inflation and prevent vomiting and regurgitation in patients undergoing rapid ...
John M. Field, Peter J. Kudenchuk, Robert O'Connor, 2012
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Analysis of Application of Cricoid Cartilage Pressure
The cricoid cartilage corresponds to the C6 spinal level in adults (Brimacombe & Berry, 1997; Gray, 1996; Moore & Dalley, 2006). Surface landmark identification is performed by moving slightly inferior to the thyroid cartilage and the cricoid ...
Ross A. Beavers, 2008
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Core Topics in Airway Management
The airwayiscompressed in 50% of females at 44 N of cricoid force (Palmer, 2000 ). and again the majority were at night with junior anaesthetists. Cricoid pressure can cause problems with the airway. Difficulty with tracheal intubation can be ...
Ian Calder, Adrian Pearce, 2010
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Benumof's Airway Management: Principles and Practice
Kopka69 and Herman and colleagues49 noted that cricoid pressure was used as early as 1774 to avert regurgitation related to gastric distention with air during resuscitation from drowning. In Sellick's original report131 of 26 “high- risk” cases , ...
Jonathan Benumof, Carin A. Hagberg, 2007
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Textbook of Small Animal Surgery
Figure 54-4. Cricolaryngolomy with splintage. /, The incisions in the basihyoid bone (a), sternohyoid muscle (b), and cricoid cartilage (c) are indicated (broken lines). II, The basihyoid bone has been resected on its sternohyoid muscle pedicle ...
Douglas H. Slatter, 2003
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Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The cricoid cartilage is attached inferiorly by the cri- cotracheal membrane to the trachea, and articulates with the thyroid cartilage and the two arytenoid cartilages by synovial joints. It is the only complete ring of cartilage throughout the ...
Matti Anniko, Manuel Bernal-Sprekelsen, Victor Bonkowsky, 2010
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Acute Critical Events Simulation (ACES): Course Syllabus
Figure 8.1 shows a model of the neck, including the thyroid and cricoid cartiiages. The middle picture demonstrates cricoid pressure or Se|licl<'s manoeuvre, which is performed to decrease the risk for passive gastric regurgitation. Pressure ...
David Neilipovitz, 2005
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Pediatric Otolaryngology
Box 13-1 Criteria for Performing Anterior Cricoid Split Extubation failure on at least two occasions secondary to laryngeal pathology Weight >1500 g No assisted ventilation for 10 days prior to evaluation Supplemental oxygen requirement ...
Ralph F. Wetmore, 2007
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Biology of Amphibians
In most anurans having a complete ring and vocal cords, the posterior (cardiac) end of each cord is attached to the inner margin of the cricoid cartilage, as well as the posterior margin of the arytenoid cartilage. As the arytenoid cartilage is ...
William E. Duellman, 1994
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Principles of Airway Management
Cricoid. Cartilage. The airway of the infant is narrowest at the level of the cricoid cartilage. In contrast, the adult airway is ... The narrowest part of the infant's laryngeal airway is at the level of the cricoid cartilage, whereas that of the adult is at ...
Brendan T. Finucane, Ban C.H. Tsui, Albert Santora, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRICOID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cricoid is used in the context of the following news items.
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'X' (Book Excerpt)
"Smothered, yes. There were no fractures of the larynx, hyoid bone, thyroid or cricoid cartilages, and no areas of bruising, which ruled out manual strangulation. «AARP News, May 15»
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NEGERSMITH CASE RULED A HOMICIDE
14, no one had detected the bilateral fractures of something called the cricoid cartilage, the lowest component of the larynx. Gross admitted he ... «Press of Atlantic City, May 15»
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Read an excerpt from Sue Grafton's 'X'
There were no fractures of the larynx, hyoid bone, thyroid or cricoid cartilages, and no areas of bruising, which ruled out manual strangulation. «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
4
Exporting Wisconsin: Medical device companies thrive
The band, which requires a doctor's prescription, is worn just below the Adam's apple to press on the cricoid cartilage area. It aims to reduce ... «BizTimes.com, Apr 15»
5
Human volunteer for Head transplant surgery
... carefully separating all the anatomical structures (at C5/6 level forward below the cricoid) to expose the carotid and vertebral arteries, jugular ... «Next Big Future, Apr 15»
6
Trauma training gets Copper Queen ready for the worst
An incision is made in the cricothyroid membrane, which lies between the thyroid and cricoid cartilages. Then the doctor inserts a tracheostomy ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Mar 15»
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FDA clears new device to treat silent reflux
The cricoid cartilage is located below the Adam's apple, and applying pressure to that area can even reduce other symptoms of silent reflux ... «Yahoo News, Mar 15»
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REZA BAND, a Noninvasive Device for Laryngopharyngeal Reflux …
It works by applying pressure to the cricoid cartilage area right below the laryngeal prominence (the Adam's apple), squeezing the upper ... «Medgadget.com, Mar 15»
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FDA Clearance for REZA BAND® UES Assist Device that Reduces …
The clinically-proven REZA BAND provides relief from LPR symptoms by applying slight external pressure to the cricoid cartilage area located ... «PR Newswire, Mar 15»
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Human head transplant project proposed for 2017 and further mice …
... carefully separating all the anatomical structures (at C5/6 level forward below the cricoid) to expose the carotid and vertebral arteries, jugular ... «Next Big Future, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cricoid [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cricoid>. Dec 2019 ».
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