HyperDic: inferior_vocal_cord

English > 1 sense of the expression inferior vocal cord:
NOUNbodyinferior vocal cord, true vocal cord, true vocal fold, inferior vocal foldeither of the two lower vocal folds that come together to form the glottis
English > inferior vocal cord: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither 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.
Synonymstrue vocal cord, true vocal fold, inferior vocal fold
Broadervocal cord, vocal fold, vocal band, plica vocalisEither of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx

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