Perrin reports a case of an old man of eighty-two who lost his life from the impaction of a small piece of meat in the trachea and glottis.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Take a deep breath, and compress your glottis.
"Three Men on the Bummel" by Jerome K. Jerome
Now, if the various muscles of the larynx be relaxed, the opening of the glottis is wider.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Marthorne was no orator; he felt when he stood up to speak an odd sensation in the throat, as if the glottis had contracted.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
Glottis glottoides 1 2 3.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
The glottis may be inflamed, and if there is danger of asphyxia, tracheotomy may have to be performed.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The air within and external to the lungs communicate at the open glottis.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
This fissure is called the glottis.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
The oesophagus immediately below the glottis, smooth and sound.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Where is the glottis situated?
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Voicing, or the phonatory process, occurs when air is expelled from the lungs through the glottis (the space between the vocal folds), creating a pressure drop across the larynx (also commonly called the voice box or vocal tract which houses the vocal folds).
Music in Terms of Science