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(Anatomy) anatomy a long narrow opening, esp between the vocal cords and the cartilages at the back of the larynx
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|Noun||1.||rima - a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts|
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
pudendal cleavage, pudendal cleft, pudendal slit, rima pudendi, rima vulvae, urogenital cleft, vulvar slit - the fissure between the labia majora
glottis vera, rima glottidis, rima vocalis, true glottis - the space between the two true vocal folds
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