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.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 19, 2019-: Vocal Cord Paralysis Market Rapid Growth, Size, Share, Industry Production, Sales, Revenue, Global Demand, Competition Strategy and Forecast to 2023
Summary: Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 13 (ANI) Navjot Singh Sidhu, one of Congress' star campaigners who often lands in controversies, has damaged his vocal cord with his punishing schedule, speaking at 80 rallies during the last one month.
Incidents of vocal cord cancer are on the rise in children, teens and young adults under 30.
"While he and his heart are doing well, the surgery resulted in vocal cord damage.
Surgery may be necessary to remove lesions from the vocal cords, to improve vocal cord closure, or to augment thinning vocal cords so the voice is louder and stronger.
Su et al .[10] further confirmed the value of the exoeSL in patients with bilateral vocal cord paralysis in 2014.
Asymmetrically increased FDG uptake was observed in the posterior region of the right vocal cord. The maximum standardized uptake value ([SUV.sub.max]) was 6.71 (Figure 1).
Grammy Award-winning pop star Shakira has again postponed her El Dorado concert tour, due to a haemorrhaged vocal cord. "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.
On examination, she was markedly hoarse, and flexible laryngoscopy revealed left-sided vocal cord paralysis with no evidence of any mass lesions.
Objective: To evaluate the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with idiopathic and non-idiopathic vocal cord paralysis (VCP).