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glottis

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈɡlɒt.ɪs/  us   /ˈɡlɑː.t̬ɪs/ (plural glottises or glottides ) specialized
the thin opening between the vocal cords at the top of the larynx (= the organ in the throat), that is closed by the epiglottis when you swallow
glottal
adjective uk   /ˈɡlɒt.əl/  us   /ˈɡlɑː.t̬əl/
Translations of “glottis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲門(人喉部聲帶間的區域)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声门(人喉部声带间的区域)…
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