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OTHER WORDS FROM epiglottisep·i·glot·tal, ep·i·glot·tic, ep·i·glot·tid·e·an [ep-i-glo-tid-ee-uhn], /ˌɛp ɪ glɒˈtɪd i ən/, adjectivesub·ep·i·glot·tal, adjectivesub·ep·i·glot·tic, adjective
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To this last statement the thyroid and cricoid cartilages and the epiglottis are exceptions, being single.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking|Wesley Mills
On examination the mucous membrane round the epiglottis is seen to be enormously swollen.
Chest, diaphragm, the closed epiglottis, and the raised palate all form a supply chamber for the breath.How to Sing|Lilli Lehmann
Removal of a portion of the epiglottis occasionally gives great relief to a patient who is suffering from dysphagia.
Extrinsic localized malignant tumours which are attached to the epiglottis, or to the aryteno-epiglottic fold.