vocal cords


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vocal cords

pl.n.
Either of two pairs of bands or folds of mucous membrane in the throat that project into the larynx. The lower pair vibrate when air passing up from the lungs causes them to draw together, thereby producing vocal sounds. The upper, thicker pair are not involved in voice production.

vocal cords

pl n
(Anatomy) either of two pairs of mucomembranous folds in the larynx. The upper pair (false vocal cords) are not concerned with vocal production; the lower pair (true vocal cords or vocal folds) can be made to vibrate and produce sound when air from the lungs is forced over them. See also glottis

vo′cal cords`



n.pl.
either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane stretched across the larynx, the lower pair of which produces sound or voice as it is made to vibrate by the passage of air from the lungs.

vo·cal cords

(vō′kəl)
The two folded pairs of membranes in the larynx (voice box) that vibrate when air that is exhaled passes through them, producing sound.

vocal cords

Two belts of elastic tissue stretched across the larynx which produce sounds when air rushes past them.
Translations
أوْتار صَوْتِيَّه
hlasivky
stemmebånd
hangszálak
raddbönd
ses telleri

vocal cords

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vocal

(ˈvəukəl) adjective
1. of, or concerning, the voice. vocal music.
2. (of a person) talkative; keen to make one's opinions heard by other people. He's always very vocal at meetings.
voˈcally adverb
ˈvocalist noun
a singer. a female vocalist.
vocal cords
folds of membrane in the larynx that produce the sounds used in speech, singing etc when vibrated.

vocal cords

n., pl. cuerdas vocales; órgano esencial de la voz;
false ______ superiores o falsas;
true ______ inferiores o verdaderas.
References in classic literature ?
It appears that her vocal cords have been burnt by the acid.
But Raffles was alive, Raffles was laughing as though his vocal cords would snap - there was neither tragedy nor illusion in the apparition of Raffles.
ThoughI very much hoped to be able to recover my vocal cords in time to pickthe tour back up in January, and after exploring many options to thateffect, I have accepted that this is an injury that simply needs moretime and care to heal," the Hips Don't Lie singer, 40, posted lastWednesday on her official website and social media accounts.
Patients with fixed vocal cords due to some growth of glottic region were enrolled.
Shakira said: "Though I very much hoped my vocal cords would recover in time to pick the tour back up in January, and after exploring many options to that effect, I have accepted that this is an injury that simply needs more time and care to heal.
Another common cause of hoarseness is overuse of the vocal cords due to singing, shouting or talking for long.
Upon ear, nose, and throat evaluation with direct laryngoscopy, the vocal cords were found in the paramedian position with limited movements suggesting bilateral abductor vocal cord palsy.
Adele has officially canceled her two final shows after damaging her vocal cords.
She said she wrecked her vocal cords while performing in the city over the previous days.
Singer Adele has cancelled the last two sell-out shows of her world tour due to take place at London's Wembley Stadium this weekend after damaging her vocal cords.
In BRLNP, vocal cords are placed in the medial or paramedial (phonation) position, which further reduces the airway, disables inspiration, with a high risk for aspiration and suffocation.
The second was a 74 years-old woman with granulomas in the vocal cords as initial manifestation of GPA.