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glot·tis

 (glŏt′ĭs)
n. pl. glot·tis·es or glot·ti·des (glŏt′ĭ-dēz′)
1. The opening between the vocal cords at the upper part of the larynx.
2. The vocal apparatus of the larynx.

[Greek glōttis, from glōtta, glōssa, tongue.]
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glottis

(ˈɡlɒtɪs)
n, pl -tises or -tides (-tɪˌdiːz)
(Anatomy) the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the two true vocal cords and the opening between them
[C16: from New Latin, from Greek glōttis, from glōtta, Attic form of Ionic glōssa tongue; see gloss2]
glottidean adj
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glot•tis

(ˈglɒt ɪs)

n., pl. glot•tis•es, glot•ti•des (ˈglɒt ɪˌdiz)
the opening at the upper part of the larynx, between the vocal cords.
[1570–80; < New Latin < Greek (Attic) glōttís, derivative of glôtta tongue]
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glot·tis

(glŏt′ĭs)
The space between the vocal cords at the upper part of the larynx.
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glottis

In the larynx, the gap between the vocal cords.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glottis - the vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated
organ of speech, speech organ, vocal organ - any of the organs involved in speech production
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
glottis vera, rima glottidis, rima vocalis, true glottis - the space between the two true vocal folds
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glottis

[ˈglɒtɪs] N (glottises or glottides (pl)) [ˈglɒtɪˌdiːz]glotis f inv
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glottis

nStimmritze f, → Glottis f (spec)
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glottis

[ˈglɒtɪs] nglottide f
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glot·tis

n. glotis, hendidura en la parte superior de la laringe entre las cuerdas vocales verdaderas; aparato vocal de la laringe.
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glottis

n glotis f
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