from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spasmodic state of the glottis, giving rise to contraction or closure of the opening.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Spasm of the glottis, causing contraction or closure of the opening.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. laryngeal spasm caused by the sudden contraction of laryngeal muscles
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