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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.