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rima glottidis

rima glottidis in Medicine

rima glottidis rima glot·ti·dis (glŏt'ĭ-dĭs)
The narrow opening between the vocal cords.

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either the space between the vocal fold and arytenoid cartilage of one side of the larynx and those of the other side, or the structures that surround that space. See larynx.

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