intermembranous part of rima glottidis

(redirected from glottis vocalis)

in·ter·mem·bra·nous part of ri·ma glot·ti·dis

[TA]
the portion of the opening anterior to the vocal processes of the arytenoid cartilages bounded by the vocal ligaments; this portion is closed by contraction of the lateral cricoarytenoid (muscle) only during whispering.