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Question

________ closes the windpipe at the time of swallowing food.


A

Glottis

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Trachea

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C

Larynx

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D

Epiglottis

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Solution

The correct option is D

Epiglottis


Epiglottis

A cartilaginous flap called epiglottis, acts as a lid over the glottis and prevents the entry of food inside the larynx.


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