intermembranous part of rima glottidis

(redirected from pars intermembranacea rimae glottidis)

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

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.
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