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Glottic

Adjective 1. Of or pertaining to the glottis (or to the tongue); glottal. (wiktionary.org) Word origin: Greek for larynx

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Glottis

/ˈglätis/  Noun, pl. glottises 1. The combination of the vocal folds (vocal cords) and the space in between the folds (the rima glottidis). (wikipedia.org) 2. An organ of speech, located in the larynx, and consisting of the true vocal cords and the opening between them. (wiktionary.org) 3. The vocal apparatus of the larynx, consisting of the true vocal cords (plica vocalis) and the opening between them (rima glottidis). (biology-online.org) 4. The part of the larynx consisting of the vocal cords and the slitlike opening between them. It affects voice modulation through expansion or contraction. (Google Dictionary) 5. The vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu) Word origin: From Greek glottis “mouth of the windpipe,” from glotta, Attic dialect variant of glossa...

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Gluteal

/ˈglo͞otēəl/ Adjective 1. Of or pertaining to the buttocks. (wiktionary.org) 2. Pertaining to, or in the region of, the gluteus. (biology-online.org) /ˈglo͞otēəl/ Noun, pl. gluteals 1. A gluteus muscle in the buttocks. (Google Dictionary) Word origin: From Modern Latin glutaeus, from Greek gloutos “the rump,” in plural, “the buttocks” + -al, “of, like, related...

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Gluteus

/ˈglo͞otēəs/ Noun, pl. glutei 1. One of the several muscles of nates, which arises from a pelvis and inserted into a femur. (wiktionary.org) 2. Any of three muscles in each buttock that move the thigh, the largest of which is the gluteus maximus. (Google Dictionary) 3. Any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu) 4. Short for gluteus maximus, the large muscles in the human buttocks. (wiktionary.org) Syn: gluteus muscle, gluteal muscle, glute Word origin: From Modern Latin glutaeus, from Greek gloutos “the rump,” in plural, “the...

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