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

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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.
However, over time, vocal cord tissue can lose their elasticity and structure, much like your skin, while the muscles can become weaker and lose their coordination.
Dysphonia condition due to vocal cord dysfunction must include diseases of the mediastinum the neck and the brain stem.
Grammy Award-winning pop star Shakira has again postponed her El Dorado concert tour, due to a haemorrhaged vocal cord.
Objective: To evaluate the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with idiopathic and non-idiopathic vocal cord paralysis (VCP).
SHAKIRA has been forced to postpone her world tour again as she has not yet recovered following a haemorrhage on her vocal cord.
SHAKIRA has been forced to postpone her world tour again as she has not yet healed following a haemorrhage on her vocal cord.
Other causes of hoarseness include allergies, hyperacidity and reflux, swellings on the vocal cord (nodules, polyps or cysts), injury of the vocal cords, smoking or inhaling other irritants, thyroid problems, nerve problems or throat cancer.
Etiology and management of bilateral vocal cord paralysis (VCP) in pediatrics differs from that in adults where it constitutes a part of the larger clinical entity called 'bilateral vocal cord immobility'.
com/awards/adele-interview-on-60-minutes-with-anderson-cooper/) publication , Adele underwent throat surgery for a hemorrhaged vocal cord in 2011.
The Grammy-award singer has previously had to cancel concerts due to problems with her throat following vocal cord surgery in 2011.