false vocal cord


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Noun1.false vocal cord - either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalizationfalse vocal cord - either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization
plica vocalis, vocal band, vocal cord, vocal fold - either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
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The superior paraganglia, located in the false vocal cord, are associated with the superior laryngeal nerve and artery.
Tayama, "Tonsillar cyst of the false vocal cord," Auris Nasus Larynx, vol.
[8] The four physiological laryngeal airway reflexes are described as (i) closure of both true and false vocal cord with laryngospasm; (ii) coughing reflex; (iii) expiration reflex; and (iv) spasmodic panting reflex.