protective laryngeal reflex

pro·tec·tive la·ryn·ge·al re·flex

closure of the glottis to prevent entry of foreign substances into the respiratory tract.

protective laryngeal reflex

(prə-tĕk′tĭv)
n.
Closure of the glottis to prevent entry of foreign substances into the respiratory tract.

pro·tec·tive la·ryn·ge·al re·flex

(prŏ-tektiv lă-rinjē-ăl rēfleks)
Closure of the glottis to prevent entry of foreign substances into the respiratory tract.

pro·tec·tive la·ryn·ge·al re·flex

(prŏ-tektiv lă-rinjē-ăl rēfleks)
Glottal closure to prevent entry of foreign substances into respiratory tract.