vocal folds
noun plural Date: 1924 the lower pair of vocal cords each of which when drawn taut, approximated to the contralateral member of the pair, and subjected to a flow of breath produces the voice

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vocal folds — vocal cords the two folds of tissue which protrude from the sides of the larynx to form a narrow slit (glottis) across the air passage. Their controlled interference with the expiratory air flow produces audible vibrations that make up speech,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Vocal folds — Infobox Anatomy Name = Vocal folds Latin = plica vocalis GraySubject = 236 GrayPage = 1079 Caption = Laryngoscopic view of the vocal folds. Caption2 = Abduction and adduction Precursor = |Sixth pharyngeal arch System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = |N …   Wikipedia

  • vocal folds — noun plural see vocal cords * * * vocal folds, = vocal cords. (Cf. ↑vocal cords) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • vocal folds. — See true vocal cords. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Vocal loading — is the stress inflicted on the speech organs when speaking for long periods. [Titze IR et al. Populations in the U.S. workforce who rely on voice as a primary tool of trade: a preliminary report. J Voice. 1997 Sep;11(3):254 9. PMID 9297668]… …   Wikipedia

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