Definition of Rima glottidis

1. Noun. The space between the two true vocal folds.

Exact synonyms: Glottis Vera, Rima Vocalis, True Glottis
Group relationships: Glottis
Generic synonyms: Rima

Medical Definition of Rima glottidis

1. The interval between the true vocal cords. Synonym: glottis vera, rima vocalis, true glottis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rima Glottidis

rim blight
rim job
rim lock
rim shot
rim shots
rima glottidis (current term)
rima oris
rima palpebrarum
rima respiratoria
rima vestibuli
rima vocalis
rimau dahan

Literary usage of Rima glottidis

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"Some of those who treat at all of the removal of bodies lodged in the rima-glottidis, recommend, in general terms, their extraction with forceps, ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"... the true vocal cords ; between the two cords is a long and narrow triangular fissure or chink, the glottis, of which the boundary is the rima glottidis. ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The rima glottidis (Fig. 908) is the elongated fissure or chink between the vocal ... The rima glottidis is the narrowest part of the cavity of the larynx, ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"THE SEPARATE FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE rima glottidis. ... The anatomists have distinguished two divisions of the rima glottidis, to which have ..."

5. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"Thyroid cartilage Inferior thyro- arytenoid ligament Arytenoid cartilage Vocal process of arytenoid cartilage FIG. 139.—Diagram of rima glottidis. ..."

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