glottis

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin glottis, from Ancient Greek γλωττίς (glōttís), γλωσσίς (glōssís), derived from γλῶττα (glôtta), γλῶσσα (glôssa). Cognates include Latin gula.

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glottis (plural glottises or glottides)

  1. (anatomy) The opening between the true vocal cords, located in the larynx.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γλωττίς (glōttís) derived from γλῶττα (glôtta), variant of γλῶσσα (glôssa, tongue).

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Noun[edit]

glōttis f (genitive glōttidis); third declension

  1. (New Latin, anatomy) glottis

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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative glōttis glōttidēs
Genitive glōttidis glōttidum
Dative glōttidī glōttidibus
Accusative glōttidem glōttidēs
Ablative glōttide glōttidibus
Vocative glōttis glōttidēs

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