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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The vocal apparatus of the larynx.

Usage examples (33)
  • Surrounding the voice box (and the doctors in this room will bear this out) is what is known as the glottis wall.
  • As the air rushes past the glottis, which is still partially closed, a sound recalling the whoop of pertussis is heard.
  • Yes, my glottis is vibrating which makes it a/b/rather than a/p/-- 'voiced' rather than 'voiceless'.
  • In this way you will avoid the stroke of the glottis which is caused by the sudden and uncontrolled emission of the accumulated breath. for more
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