protective laryngeal reflex pro·tec·tive laryngeal reflex (prə-těk'tĭv)
Closure of the glottis to prevent entry of foreign substances into the respiratory tract.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
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