glotto-, glot-, -glott +

(Greek: tongue; by extension, "speech, language")

anthropoglot
Any animal that has a tongue like that of a human; such as, a parrot.
chronic subglottic laryngitis, chorditis vocalis inferior
Prolonged inflammation of the mucous membrane extending below from the vocal folds for up to several centimeters.
diglot
A bilingual inscription, book, edition, or person.
epiglottectomy
Excision of the epiglottis (the lidlike cartilaginous structure overhanging the entrance to the larynx and serving to prevent food from entering the larynx and trachea while swallowing).
epiglottidectomy
The surgical removal of the epiglottis (the lidlike cartilaginous structure overhanging the entrance to the larynx and serving to prevent food from entering the larynx and trachea while swallowing).
epiglottis
1. A lid-like piece of cartilage that folds over the windpipe during swallowing to prevent food going into the lungs.
2. A flap of cartilage situated at the base of the tongue that covers the opening to the air passages when swallowing, preventing food or liquids from entering the windpipe or trachea.
3. The thin elastic cartilaginous structure located at the root of the tongue that folds over the glottis to prevent food and liquid from entering the trachea during the act of swallowing.
glossoepiglottic (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to the ligament between the base of the tongue (usually the posterior portion) and the epiglottis (the flap that covers the wind pipe during swallowing, so that food does not enter the lungs): As part of her speech therapy, Susan was doing some special exercises to lengthen the glossoepiglottic area of her throat.
glottal stop
a sound produced in the larynx by an instantaneous closure of the glottis, as at the beginning of a cough, or in one pronunciation of "bottle".
glottal, glottic, glottidean
A speech sound that is produced by wholly or partially closing the glottis (middle part of the larynx, the area where the vocal cords are located).
glottalic airstream
A current of air in the pharynx produced by the action of the glottis or the opening at the upper part of the larynx, between the vocal cords.
glottalize
To pronounce with glottal coarticulation.

Concomitance (existing at the same time) of articulation, as in fro, considered to be a succession of three discrete sounds but physically a single articulation (f-) blending into a coarticulation (-fr-), which blends into an articulation (-r-), which blends into a coarticulation (-ro-), which blends into an articulation (-o).

glottidospasm, laryngospasm
Spasmodic closure of the glottic aperture.
glottis
1. The long opening between the vocal cords at the upper part of a vertebrate's windpipe larynx.

The glottis is open during breathing but is closed by the epiglottis during swallowing.

2. The vocal apparatus of the larynx; that is, all of the anatomy of the larynx that is involved in producing the voice in a human or vertebrate animal.
glottitis
Inflammation of the glottic portion ( vocal cords and tongue) of the larynx.
glottochronological
A reference to the study of the evolution of languages from a common source.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "talk, speak, speech; words, language; tongue, etc.": cit-; clam-; dic-; fa-; -farious; glosso-; lalo-; linguo-; locu-; logo-; loqu-; mythico-; -ology; ora-; -phasia; -phemia; phon-; phras-; Quotes: Language,Part 1; Quotes: Language, Part 2; Quotes: Language, Part 3; serm-; tongue; voc-.