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a cleft or crack.
rima glot´tidis the elongated opening between the true vocal cords and between the arytenoid cartilages; called also vocal area.
rima o´ris the opening of the mouth.
rima puden´di the space between the labia majora; called also pudendal fissure.
the horizontal opening between the lips leading into the oral vestibule; the aperture of the mouth.
(rī’mă ōr’is) [TA]
The mouth slit; the aperture of the mouth.