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from Latin: carina
German: Carina

1 Definition

In anatomy carina is the name of a narrow bar structure extending in the middle.

2 Examples

  • Carina tracheae: The carina tracheae is the spur formed by the lowest tracheal cartilage, located at the bifurcation of the trachea and the outlet of the two main bronchi (see also: trachea).
  • Carina epiglottica: The carina epiglottica refers to a bar running inside the epiglottis.
  • Carina urethralis vaginae: The carina urethralis vaginae is on the front wall of the bottom vaginal portion raised by a longitudinal bar from the neighbouring urethra.


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