noun, plural glot·tis·es, glot·ti·des [glot-i-deez]. /ˈglɒt ɪˌdiz/. Anatomy.
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Origin of glottis
OTHER WORDS FROM glottisglot·tid·e·an [glo-tid-ee-uhn, glaw-], /glɒˈtɪd i ən, glɔ-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for glottis
The shape of the glottis is also modified in numerous ways by the movement of the tongue and mandibles.Our Bird Comrades|Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
In spasms of the glottis, inhalation of sulphuric ether will give quick relief.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Besides these there is the epiglottis, which from its situation above the glottis acts more or less as a lid.The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song|F. W. Mott
There before his eyes appeared the glottis, wide open and so fully exposed that he could see a portion of the trachea.Garcia the Centenarian And His Times|M. Sterling Mackinlay
He also reports cases in which trismus and spasm of the glottis have been present.