Glottidean
Glottic Glot"tic, Glottidean Glot*tid"e*an, a. Of or pertaining to the glottis; glottal. [1913 Webster]

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  • glottidean — glottidˈean adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑glottis …   Useful english dictionary

  • glottis — glottidean /glo tid ee euhn, glaw /, adj. /glot is/, n., pl. glottises, glottides /glot i deez /. Anat. the opening at the upper part of the larynx, between the vocal cords. [1570 80; < NL < Gk (Attic) glottís, deriv. of glôtta tongue (Ionic… …   Universalium

  • Glottic — Glot tic, Glottidean Glot*tid e*an, a. Of or pertaining to the glottis; glottal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glottis —   n. chink like space between the vocal cords.    ♦ glottal, a.    ♦ glottal stop, closure and sudden explosive opening of glottis; sound thus caused (as t in Lowland Scots).    ♦ glottic,    ♦ glottidean, a.    ♦ glottochronology n. Philology,… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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