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Where can cancer occur in the larynx?

Cancer can occur in any of the three regions: the glottis (where the vocal cords are); the supraglottis (the area above the glottis); and the subglottis (the area that connects the glottis to the windpipe). Full Answer

What is the glottis of a frog?

The glottis is used to breath and vocalizeThe Glottis lets the frog breathe.(it's like humans have lung's to breathe)The glottis is used for making sounds and for breathing andalows air to enter through a opening in the back of the… Full Answer

What is subglottic pressure?

Subglottic pressure is pressure of air in the trachea below the glottis when the glottis is closed. High subglottic pressure are generated in some physiological maneuvers, like immediately before release of a cough. In the compression phase of a cough… Full Answer