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the interval between the false vocal cords or vestibular folds.
ri·ma ves·tib·u·li(rī'mă ves-tib'yū-lī) [TA]
The interval between the false vocal cords or vestibular folds.
The space between the false vocal cords.
See also: rima glottidis
pl. rimae [L.] a cleft or crack.
the groove in the scleral margin into which the rim of the cornea fits.
the kite-shaped opening between the true vocal folds and between the vocal processes of the arytenoid cartilages.
the opening of the mouth.
the space between the labia of the vulva; called also pudendal fissure, rima vulvae.
the entrance to a cavity from a vestibule, especially that of the larynx.
r. pudendi (above).