glottic

[ glot-ik ]
/ ˈglɒt ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to the glottis; glottal.

Origin of glottic

From the Greek word glōttikós, dating back to 1795–1805. See glottis, -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM glottic

sub·glot·tic, adjectivesu·per·glot·tic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for glottic

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

British Dictionary definitions for glottic

glottic
/ (ˈɡlɒtɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the tongue or the glottis
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Medicine definitions for glottic

glottic
[ glŏtĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to the tongue.
Of or relating to the glottis.
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