Epiglottis - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌepɪˈɡlɑːtɪs|  American pronunciation of the word epiglottis
Brit.  |ˌɛpɪˈɡlɒtɪs|  British pronunciation of the word epiglottis

noun

- a flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing

Word forms

noun
singular: epiglottis
plural: epiglottises or epiglottides
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