glottic

[ glot-ik ]
/ ˈglɒt ɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to the glottis; glottal.

Nearby words

  1. glottal,
  2. glottal stop,
  3. glottalic airstream,
  4. glottalize,
  5. glottalized,
  6. glottidean,
  7. glottides,
  8. glottis,
  9. glottitis,
  10. glotto-

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

  • 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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