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cord

 [kord]
any long, cylindrical, flexible structure; called also chord, chorda, and funiculus.
spermatic cord the structure extending from the abdominal inguinal ring to the testis, comprising the pampiniform plexus, nerves, ductus deferens, testicular artery, and other vessels.
spinal cord see spinal cord.
tethered cord a congenital anomaly resulting from defective closure of the neural tube; the conus medullaris is abnormally low and tethered by a short, thickened filum terminale, fibrous bands, intradural lipoma, or some other intradural abnormality. Surgical correction in infancy or early childhood is necessary to prevent progressive neurological deficit in the lower limb and bladder dysfunction.
umbilical cord see umbilical cord.
vocal c's see vocal cords.

chord

(kord) cord.

chord

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Chord Electronics, a world leader in digital audio, has launched Mojo.
Chris Rosier, director of Chord, said: "Shoosmiths couldn't have done more for us and we have been happy to receive advice from the firm in many areas.
When playing by ear, a musician doesn't necessarily have “all” of the 'key' chords and scale structures committed to memory.
Harmony homework assignment #3: Make a list or chart of all the possible major to major chord progressions; e.
Dr Houston believes George Harrison was playing a straightforward F add9 chord on his 12-string electric Rickenbacker guitar.
Chord Overstreet has confirmed he will not be returning to Glee for season 3, instead choosing to try his hand at recording an album.
Given that the chord length index does not provide an accurate estimate of the air void content, an accurate estimate of the air void gradation curve in concrete specimens is needed.
Initially, it isn't important to have the student focus on details of the theoretical aspects of chord tones, but rather to perform the progression with a strong sense of rhythm; the theory may be explained later.
Its demolition will allow Chord Deeley to create a site compound to service the refurbishment of the Kettleworks, the former Swan kitchenware factory, which is being transformed into 220,000 sq ft/20,438 sq m of BREEAM excellent office accommodation.
101 Uptown Jazz Chord Progressions With Guitar Chord Frames
Yet rather than complain, The Red Chord took it as a challenge to see what was needed to kick start early rising metal heads.
Trusses in which the top chords frame into the bottom chord are able to carry substantially higher loads than are those in which the bottom chord frames into the top chords.