vocal cord


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Noun1.vocal cord - either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynxvocal cord - either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
plica, fold - a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
false vocal cord, false vocal fold, superior vocal cord, ventricular fold, vestibular fold - either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization
inferior vocal cord, inferior vocal fold, true vocal cord, true vocal fold - either of the two lower vocal folds that come together to form the glottis; produce a vocal tone when they are approximated and air from the lungs passes between them

vocal cord

noun
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technical name glottis
adjective glottal
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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.
CHART star Sam Smith says he is practising for his comeback gigs after vocal cord surgery by singing in the shower.
Zeitels has pioneered many vocal cord surgery procedures for benign and malignant problems including the use of specialised lasers to stop vocal cord bleeding in singers.
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He was diagnosed with vocal cord paralysis, a weakness of the vocal folds in 2010 and had promised his fans that his voice would return by being patient.
Vocal cords are like guitar or violin strings," he said, "and a thick string can only make a low note, so once the vocal cord is irritated--either by misuse, infection or acid reflux--a singer has to work harder.
Glutathione, a naturally occurring antioxidant with many physiologic functions, can quickly resolve vocal cord polyps and may have a role in the management of other respiratory tract disorders, according to Benjamin Asher, MD, a New York City--based ear, nose, and throat specialist.
We recently commenced using videolaryngoscopy with the C-MAC[TM] Storz[R] videolaryngoscope (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) for assessing vocal cord mobility at the end of thyroidectomy procedures and would like to report our experiences in our first five patients.
Dame Julie, 76, who permanently lost her full vocal range after an operation in 1997, chairs a non-profit organisation funding the research and is being treated by a voice doctor collaborating on the project, which could hee her potentially becoming one of the first patients to benefit from the injected biogel, which is designed to vibrate in the voice box like a real vocal cord.
She could potentially be one of the first patients to benefit from the injected biogel, which is designed to vibrate in the voice box like a real vocal cord.
We'll see a lot of people who have strained their voices through misuse or who may have a breathy voice because of vocal cord paralysis.