Give reason: The glottis is guarded by epiglottis.(1 mks)

Asked by adalroshan2464 | 10th May, 2019, 10:38: AM

Expert Answer:

Glottis is covered by a small cartilaginous flap of skin called epiglottis. This prevents the entry of food particles into wind pipe while swallowing. If the food enters the wind pipe, it causes choking and may even result in death of the person. 

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 10th May, 2019, 11:21: AM