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glottis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glottis  \Glot"tis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?,  ?,  from  ?,  ?,  the 
  tongue.  See  {Gloss}  an  explanatory  remark.]  (Anat.) 
  The  opening  from  the  pharynx  into  the  larynx  or  into  the 
  trachea.  See  {Larynx}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glottis 
  n  :  the  vocal  apparatus  of  the  larynx;  the  true  vocal  folds  and 
  the  space  between  them  where  the  voice  tone  is  generated 




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