glottal

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adjective glot·tal \ˈglä-təl\

Definition of glottal

  1. :  of, relating to, or produced in or by the glottis glottal constriction

Circa 1846

First Known Use of glottal

circa 1846


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glottal

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adjective glot·tal \ˈglät-əl\
variants: also

glottic

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Medical Definition of glottal

  1. :  of, relating to, or produced in or by the glottis glottal constriction

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