the ring-shaped cartilaginous structures that support the trachea [ J:97123 MP:0003120 ]

Synonyms: cartilaginous trachea cartilage windpipe cartilage cartilage of windpipe cartilage of trachea tracheal cartilage cartilago trachealis cartilaginous ring of trachea

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Term information



depicted by

editor note

check whether to classify as part of splanchoncranium

has related synonym

cartilagines tracheales

trachea ring

tracheal ring

ring of the trachea

cartilage of the trachea



taxon notes

in mammals the rings are incomplete, in avians the rings are complete.