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a cleft or crack.
rima glot´tidis the elongated opening between the true vocal cords and between the arytenoid cartilages; called also vocal area.
rima o´ris the opening of the mouth.
rima palpebra´rum palpebral fissure.
rima puden´di the space between the labia majora; called also pudendal fissure.
the cleft of the vulva between the labia majora.
The space between the labia majora, into which the urethra and vagina open.Synonym: vestibule of vagina
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).