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.
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protective laryngeal reflex

(prə-tĕk′tĭv)
n.
Closure of the glottis to prevent entry of foreign substances into the respiratory tract.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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