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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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Translations
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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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References in classic literature ?
We can thus, as I infer from Professor Owen's interesting description of these parts, understand the strange fact that every particle of food and drink which we swallow has to pass over the orifice of the trachea, with some risk of falling into the lungs, notwithstanding the beautiful contrivance by which the glottis is closed.
She suffered--she told me it was a Moultrie castemark--from some obscure form of chronic bronchitis, complicated with spasm of the glottis; and, in a dead, flat voice, with a sunken eye that looked and saw not, told me what washes, gargles, pastilles, and inhalations she had proved most beneficial.
The anesthesiologist rated the glottis visualization by using the Cormack-Lehane classification system and the glottis opening percentage (POGO) while placing the endotracheal tube.8
I was especially anxious to find out what was the actual role played by the glottis in the production of the voice; but where to find the necessary information?
Finally, the senior resident successfully placed a cuffed Microcuff ETT (ID, 5.0 mm; OD, 6.7 mm; deflated cuff portion, 7.3 mm; Halyard Health Inc., Alpharetta, GA, Figure 2b) without any resistance at the glottis or cricoid.
To achieve adequate lateralization of vocal fold by the suture, two conditions are usually required in the glottis to provide adequate compliance for lateralization; a pliable vocal fold and a free CAJ mobility.
Different manoeuvres like use of external laryngeal pressure and Magill forceps were used to improve glottis exposure in case of difficult intubation.
Respiratory flows will vary significantly depending on the degree of abduction and stability of the arytenoid and these flows can cause adjacent soft tissues to cross the glottis. Postoperative aspiration can result in coughing or pneumonia, yet aspiration is likely multifactorial and not just related to the degree of abduction.
Subglottic stenosis is a narrowing of the airway distal to the glottis. Airway narrowing can be severe and, when coupled with pregnancy, can pose a significant threat to the mother and fetus.
When McCoy blade is inserted into the vallecula, a lever lifts the epiglottis with minimal or no force to expose the glottis while decreasing the overall movement.
I did not extubate the patient immediately after the operation because of the risk of postoperative oedema of the glottis and neck.