Translation of epiglottis in Spanish:
- Example sentences
- It is particularly important to understand the relationship of the following structures: the epiglottis, arytenoid cartilage, aryepiglottic folds, and cricoid cartilage.
- The opening for air through the larynx is known as the glottis, and the epiglottis, below and behind the tongue, plays a necessary part in closing off the glottis during swallowing.
- In some cases, such as when the swollen epiglottis blocks the windpipe, a tracheostomy may be performed.
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