glottal

[glot-l]

adjective

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

noun


Origin of glottal

First recorded in 1840–50; glott(is) + -al1
Related formssub·glot·tal, adjectivesub·glot·tal·ly, adverbsu·per·glot·tal, adjectivesu·per·glot·tal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for subglottal

glottal

adjective

of or relating to the glottis
phonetics articulated or pronounced at or with the glottis
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Word Origin and History for subglottal

glottal

adj.

1846; see glottis + -al (1). Glossal is attested from 1860.

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subglottal in Medicine

glottal

[glŏtl]

adj.

Of or relating to the glottis.
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