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glottic

[glot-ik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to the glottis; glottal.

Origin of glottic

From the Greek word glōttikós, dating back to 1795–1805. See glottis, -ic
Related formssub·glot·tic, adjectivesu·per·glot·tic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for glottic

Historical Examples

  • The glottic chink can be seen from above or below, and should be observed from both view-points.

    Voice Production in Singing and Speaking

    Wesley Mills

  • The "breath-band" advocates hold that the glottic stroke is the key to correct laryngeal action.


British Dictionary definitions for glottic

glottic

adjective
  1. of or relating to the tongue or the glottis
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glottic in Medicine

glottic

(glŏtĭk)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the tongue.
  2. Of or relating to the glottis.
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