epiglottis

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a flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing

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Then he said something to his son that sounded like the basic hypocritical dad reprimand except with a lot more epiglottal stress.
Passage Of Time contracted in the betting, not because of her Musidora win but because, gynaecological vagaries and epiglottal problems permitting, we know in our very water that, come Oaks day, Cecil will saddle a better filly, trained literally to the minute.
5%), with epiglottal prolapse into the laryngeal inlet in 13 patients (32.
To the best of our knowledge, this case represents the first reported instance of an epiglottal myxolipoma in an adult.
Noel Meade reported that Watson Lake, a major disappointment when only sixth behind Brave Inca in the Deloitte Novice Hurdle on Sunday, was suffering an epiglottal entrapment.