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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.