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glottis

 [glot´is] (pl. glot´tides) (Gr.)
the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords (vocal folds) and the opening between them. adj., adj glot´tal.

glot·tis

, pl.

glot·ti·des

(glot'is, glot'i-dēz), [TA]
The vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the vocal folds of mucous membrane investing the vocal ligament and vocal muscle on each side, the free edges of which are the vocal cords, and of a median fissure, the rima glottidis.
[G. glōttis, aperture of the larynx]

glottis

/glot·tis/ (glot´is) pl. glot´tides   [Gr.] the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords and the opening between them.glot´tal

glottis

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

glottis

pl. glottises, glottides
Etymology: Gk, opening to larynx
1 also called rima glottidis, true glottis. a slitlike opening between the true vocal cords (plica vocalis).
2 the phonation apparatus of the larynx, composed of the true vocal cords and the opening between them (rima glottidis). glottal, glottic, adj.
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Glottis

glot·tis

, pl. glottides (glotis, glot-idi-dēz) [TA]
The vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the vocal folds of mucous membrane investing the vocal ligament and vocal muscle on each side, the free edges of which are the vocal cords, and of a median fissure, the rima glottidis.
[G. glōttis, aperture of the larynx]

glottis

The narrow, slit-like opening between the vocal cords and between the false vocal cords and the space between them. The vocal apparatus of the larynx.

glottis

see EPIGLOTTIS.

Glottis

The opening between the vocal cords at the upper part of the larynx.
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glot·tis

, pl. glottides (glotis, -idi-dēz) [TA]
Vocal laryngeal apparatus, consisting of vocal folds of mucous membrane investing vocal ligament and vocal muscle on each side, free edges of which are the vocal cords, and of rima glottidis.
[G. glōttis, aperture of the larynx]

glottis (glot´is),

n the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords (vocal folds and the opening between them [rima glottidis]).

glottis

pl. glottides [Gr.] the vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords (vocal folds) and the opening between them.

glottis stenosis
may follow trauma, including tissue damage associated with use of an endotracheal tube, and leads to the formation of granulation tissue, scarring and laryngeal stenosis.
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Table 1: Radiological grading of upper aerodigestive tract cancers Site Radiological Total I II III IVa IVb IVc Glottis 13 0 4 0 0 2 19 Oral cavity 0 0 2 5 4 0 11 Oropharynx 2 0 2 0 2 0 6 Nasopharynx 0 5 2 0 0 0 7 Hypopharynx 0 0 0 3 3 2 8 Salivary gland 0 2 2 2 0 0 6 Maxillary sinus 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 Total 15 7 12 12 10 4 60 P = 0.
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Firm, fibrinous, yellow material was noted to be obstructing nearly the entire glottis (figure 1, A).
The negative pleural and tracheal pressure generated by the inspiration allows an increase of the inspiratory inflow once the glottis opens, resulting in potential aspiration of foreign material trapped in the nasopharynx [9].
The tubular, remote view of the glottis with direct laryngoscopy provides a 15[degrees] visual field.
The main objective in the treatment of patients with UVCP is to provide a well closed and good vibrating glottis.
There were no paradoxical movements of vocal folds; the left vocal fold was shorter, with a loose edge, and the posterior region of the glottis tilted to the left in phonation (Figures 3 and 4).
This is only touching on a subject which has been part of social history from the beginning when man first developed his glottis.
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We found the tip of the Pentax-AWS system needed to be under the epiglottis and close to the glottis for successful intubation.