glottal

[ glot-l ]
/ ˈglɒt l /

adjective

of or relating to the glottis.
Phonetics. articulated at the glottis.

noun

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Origin of glottal

First recorded in 1840–50; glott(is) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM glottal

sub·glot·tal, adjectivesub·glot·tal·ly, adverbsu·per·glot·tal, adjectivesu·per·glot·tal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for glottal

glottal
/ (ˈɡlɒtəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the glottis
phonetics articulated or pronounced at or with the glottis
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Medical definitions for glottal

glottal
[ glŏtl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the glottis.
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