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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the subglottis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated below the glottis; -- applied to that part of the cavity of the larynx below the true vocal cords.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated under the glottis, or beneath the true vocal cords of the larynx.


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