HyperDic: glottis

English > 1 sense of the word glottis:
NOUNbodyglottisthe vocal apparatus of the larynx
glottis > pronunciation
Soundsglaa'tahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > glottis: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated.
Part oflarynx, voice boxA cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea
Partsrima glottidis, rima vocalis, true glottis, glottis veraThe space between the two true vocal folds
Broaderspeech organ, vocal organ, organ of speechAny of the organs involved in speech production
Spanishglotis
Catalanglotis
Adjectivesglottalof or relating to or produced by the glottis

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