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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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4) In this case, the fit and position of the endotracheal tube distal to the glottis could not be evaluated, because radiographs were not obtained on the macaw's initial visit.
Because the patient is panting, the airway is continually patent or unobstructed, with glottis and epiglottis open from the mouth all the way to the furthest alveoli.
Whistling volume increased with passage of the ETT through the glottis and further increased after inflation of the ETT cuff.
This ranking is necessitated because voiced sounds are never realized with spread glottis in English, even when in foot-initial postion (e.
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The AWS with its preloaded tracheal tube was then advanced so that the tip of the Nade was positioned below the epiglottis and the AWS adjusted to show the glottis, centred in the cross mark of the scope's monitor.
Thirty minutes after placement in the oxygen chamber, the bird was anesthetized with isoflurane to examine the glottis and trachea for possible causes of the sudden onset of respiratory distress.
I wouldn't be surprised if they had worn safety harness as well to anchor them to my glottis.
They push water across their gills by squeezing their mouth cavity while closing the glottis to stop water getting into their lungs.
1-3,7,9) Thus, it can be assumed that in the patient described here an increase in intra-alveolar pressure due to Valsalva's maneuver with forced expiration against a closed glottis in heavy lifting was the cause of pneumopericardium.
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Excellent voice quality was restored by correcting the vocal fold vertical height disparity and restoring glottis closure (figure 2), although the vocal fold remained hypomobile.