HyperDic: true_vocal_cord

English > 1 sense of the expression true vocal cord:
NOUNbodytrue vocal cord, true vocal fold, inferior vocal cord, inferior vocal foldeither of the two lower vocal folds that come together to form the glottis
English > true 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 fold, inferior vocal cord, 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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