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glottis Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated
WordNet

Glot"tis noun
Etymology
NL., fr. Gr. , , from , , the tongue. See Gloss an explanatory remark.
Definitions
  1. (Anat.) The opening from the pharynx into the larynx or into the trachea. See Larynx.

Webster 1913