Definition of Epiglottic. Meaning of Epiglottic. Synonyms of Epiglottic

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Definition of Epiglottic

Epiglottic
Epiglottic Ep`i*glot"tic, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the epiglottis.

Meaning of Epiglottic from wikipedia

- The epiglottic valleculae are paired spaces between the root of the tongue and anterior surface of the epiglottis. Each vallecula is bordered medially...
- The epiglottis is a leaf-shaped flap in the throat that prevents food and water from entering the windpipe and the lungs. It stays open during breathing...
- The aryepiglottic folds are triangular folds of mucous membrane of the larynx. They enclose ligamentous and muscular fibres. They extend from the lateral...
- tonsil. The anterior wall consists of the base of the tongue and the epiglottic vallecula; the lateral wall is made up of the tonsil, tonsillar fossa...
- in the throat. Used alone, the term "vallecula" usually refers to the epiglottic vallecula. "Vallecula" comes from the Latin word valles, meaning "valley"...
- trachea. The laryngeal skeleton consists of nine cartilages: three single (epiglottic, thyroid and cricoid) and three paired (arytenoid, corniculate, and cuneiform)...
- some are distributed to the epiglottis, the base of the tongue, and the epiglottic glands; others p**** posteriorly, in the aryepiglottic fold, to supply...
- Weisberger, Edward C.; Blackhurst, Lesa. "The role of the glottic and epiglottic planes in the phonetic qualities of voice in the Bor Dinka language (Sudan)...
- Fail An Original Method of Facilitating Intralaryngial Operations The Epiglottic Suture - Its value in Indirect Laryngoscopy Cancer of the Larynx Obituary...
- levator veli palatini) except tensor veli palatini Thyroid cartilage, epiglottic cartilage Vagus nerve (X), superior laryngeal nerve Right 4th aortic arch:...