GLOTTAL By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 1. term used to describe anything pertaining to or involving the glottis or larynx. 2. a speech sound produced by constriction of the glottis, as in the H sound in hobble. GLOTTAL: "Glottal describes the larynx and the glottis." Related Psychology Terms SUBVOCAL SPEECH GLOTTAL STOP INTERDENTAL VOCAL TRACT FILTERED SPEECH ARTICULATION CRI DU CHAT SYNDROME BREATHY VOICE LABIODENTAL SEMIVOWEL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLOTTAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glottal/ (accessed October 18, 2021).