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

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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 ?
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Petty and the City Council that his physician wants him to take time out to rest his vocal cords, which he had surgery on in 2010.
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And the DCI system delivers an important new tool for this type of instruction by enabling the entire OR team to view the vocal cords on a video monitor sooner, more easily and with less patient trauma.
MARY Poppins star Julie Andrews has visited scientists developing artificial vocal cords that could one day restore her voice.