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glottal

[glot-l] /ˈglɒt l/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the glottis.
2.
Phonetics. articulated at the glottis.
noun
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; glott(is) + -al1
Related forms
subglottal, adjective
subglottally, adverb
superglottal, adjective
superglottally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for glottal

glottal

/ˈɡlɒtəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the glottis
2.
(phonetics) articulated or pronounced at or with the glottis
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Word Origin and History for glottal
adj.

1846; see glottis + -al (1). Glossal is attested from 1860.

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glottal in Medicine

glottal glot·tal (glŏt'l)
adj.
Of or relating to the glottis.

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