2. Adjective. (phonetics) Produced using the epiglottis ¹
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Definition of Epiglottal
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Literary usage of Epiglottal
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1. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"459, besides the thyroid, cricoid, c, arytenoid, d, and epiglottal a, cartilages, there is a triangular cartilage, f, between the bases of the arytenoids ..."
2. The Life of Sir Robert Christison, Bart. by Robert Christison (1886)
"... and thus reverberate in the pharyngeal cavity, causes the bass voice; but that all such persons, owing to the narrowness of the epiglottal aperture, ..."
3. A Course of Lectures on Physiology by Émile Küss, Mathias Marie Duval (1875)
"... descends to the glosso-epiglottal ligaments, gives rise to a second series of movements of deglutition, repeated two or three times, until not a drop of ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1868)
"... both produce a formidable rattling sound—one with a unique epiglottal cartilage, with other with a unique tail rattle (shared with Sistrurus, ..."
5. Descriptions of a New Genus and Eight New Species and Subspecies of African by Ned Hollister (1917)
"The glottal (epiglottal) stop is to be indicated by an apostrophe, '. Broken vowels, that is vowels cut in two by a glottal stop, may be rendered a'a or a'" ..."