A*ryt"e*noid (#), a. [Gr. shaped like a ladle; a ladle + form.] Anat.

Ladle-shaped; -- applied to two small cartilages of the larynx, and also to the glands, muscles, etc., connected with them. The cartilages are attached to the cricoid cartilage and connected with the vocal cords.


© Webster 1913.

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