intercartilaginous part of rima glottidis
in·ter·car·ti·lag·i·nous part of ri·ma glot·ti·dis[TA]
the opening between the vocal processes of the arytenoid cartilages; this part is open during whispering and is closed during phonation and the Valsalva maneuver.
Synonym(s): pars intercartilaginea rimae glottidis [TA], glottis respiratoria, intercartilaginous part of glottic opening
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