periglottic

per·i·glot·tic

(per'i-glot'ik),
Around the tongue, especially around the base of the tongue and the epiglottis, or around the glottis (laryngis), the rima glottidis.
[peri- + G. glōssa or glōtta, tongue]

periglottic

[-glot′ik]
around the tongue, particularly the base of the tongue.

periglottic

(pĕr″ĭ-glŏt′ĭk) [″ + glotta, tongue]
Around the base of the tongue and epiglottis.

per·i·glot·tic

(per'i-glot'ik)
Around the tongue, especially around base of tongue and epiglottis, or around glottis.
[peri- + G. glōssa or glōtta, tongue]
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This device has been developed after extensive literature searches related to supraglottic, extraglottic, periglottic and intraglottic airway devices dating back as far as the eighteenth century.
The more recently introduced ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (PLMA) has modified features and results in a better seal with periglottic tissues.
Of the emergency cases, there was one case of suspected supraglottic pathology, one involved periglottic pathology, another subglottic pathology and the fourth emergency scenario was a trauma patient in a hard collar.
11] The LMA Proseal has been designed so that the larger, wedge shaped cuff would plug gaps in the proximal pharynx and the flat dorsal cuff would push the ventral cuff more firmly onto the periglottic tissues.
have a wedge-shaped dorsal cuff that is designed to push a ventral elliptical cuff to adapt to the contours of periglottic tissues.