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Intercricothyrotomy --> cricothyrotomy

(Science: procedure) incision through the skin and cricothyroid membrane for relief of respiratory obstruction; used prior to or in Place of tracheotomy in certain emergency respiratory obstructions.

Synonym: coniotomy, cricothyroidotomy, inferior laryngotomy, intercricothyrotomy.

Origin: cricoid _ thyroid _ g. Tome, incision