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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

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chord

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A qualified quantity surveyor with more than 15 years' experience, Stephen joined Chord earlier this year from the Birmingham office of AYH.
The ties that bind jazz, R&B, rap, salsa or reggae to the ancestral anthems of Africa is the main theme of The Black Chord, an eloquently written, all--encompassing Diasporic literary and photographic retrospective by Vivien Goldman and David Corin.
This northeast trending fault zone, which was partially covered by the historic Chord claims, is approximately two miles wide, with mineralization hosted in four sandstone formations (two in the Cretaceous Lakota Formation and two in the overlying Lakota Formation).
Chord, based in the Jewellery Quarter, has already sold the office accommodation at the scheme.
Green had a distinctively mellow horn-inspired tone, using a big, warm Gibson and a pick to deliver bluesy single-note solos that incorporated partial chords in a swinging, syncopated style.
In "Easy Rock," also with parts for three guitars, power chord progressions get beginners out of first position and up the neck to the sixth fret.
Only the chord patterns themselves are copyrighted to create a universal standard as the app is developed.
Shoosmiths has acted for the developer, Chord, throughout the life-cycle of the project - advising initially on the site acquisition then development, funding, management and lettings.
The new version can automatically detect musical chord progressions in audio files and then display them on the screen as a chord chart.
Or, you might be a songwriter that's just looking to put together an interesting chord and melody structure for a song you have in mind.
He said: "This Chord unlocks a real rail freight revolution with bigger containers now being taken straight from the Port of Felixstowe and transported by rail directly to the West Midlands and beyond.
A MATHEMATICIAN believes he may have solved the mystery of the opening chord to Beatles hit A Hard Day's Night.