epiglottis

US [ˌepɪˈɡlɑtɪs]
UK [ˌepɪˈɡlɒtɪs]
  • n.会厌
  • Web会厌软骨;会厌部;会厌骨
Plural Form:epiglottises  Plural Form:epiglottides  
epiglottis
n.
1.
会厌a thin piece of tissue behind the tongue that prevents food or drink from entering the lungs

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