HyperDic: vocal_cord

English > 1 sense of the expression vocal cord:
NOUNbodyvocal cord, vocal fold, vocal band, plica vocaliseither of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
English > vocal cord: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningEither of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx.
Synonymsvocal fold, vocal band, plica vocalis
Part oflarynx, voice boxA cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea
Narrowerfalse vocal cord, false vocal fold, superior vocal cord, ventricular fold, vestibular foldEither of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization
true vocal cord, true vocal fold, inferior vocal cord, inferior vocal foldEither of the two lower vocal folds that come together to form the glottis
Broaderfold, plicaA folded part (as in skin or muscle)
Spanishcuerdas vocales, cuerda vocal, plica vocalis
Catalancordes vocals, plica vocalis

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