rima glottidis

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Related to rima glottidis: rima vestibuli, glottis
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Noun1.rima glottidis - the space between the two true vocal foldsrima glottidis - the space between the two true vocal folds
glottis - the vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated
rima - a narrow elongated opening or fissure between two symmetrical parts
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He described his technique of using a tracheal tube as follows: 'I pass the forefinger of my left hand down upon the roof of the tongue and into the rima glottidis then, holding the tube with the right hand, I slide it along the surface of the finger, used as a director'.