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Glottis

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glot=tis

CIDE DICTIONARY

Glottisn. [NL., fr. Gr. , , from , , the tongue. See Gloss an explanatory remark.].
     The opening from the pharynx into the larynx or into the trachea. See Larynx.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Glottis, n. the space at the upper end of the windpipe and between the vocal cords, affecting voice modulation through expansion or contraction.

Derivative
glottic adj.
Etymology
mod.L f. Gk glottis f. glotta var. of glossa tongue

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