vocal folds

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vocal folds

Etymology: L, vocalis + AS, fealdan
the true vocal cords.

vocal folds

The true vocal cords; the inferior pair of folds within the larynx; each contains a vocal ligament. They form the edges of the rima glottidis and are involved in the production of sound.
Synonym: vocal cords, true

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ADELE has said she is devastated at being forced to cancel her final London shows after damaging her vocal chords.
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Asked about the possibility of reconstructive surgery, she said: 'I don't think I'll be around by then, I mean there's all kinds of talk, but if you think about it I have a piece of chord missing and so can you imagine putting into a vocal chord exactly what vibrates correctly, what is smooth.
London, October 29 (ANI): British singer Adele is set to undergo a throat surgery to cure the vocal chord haemorrhage that has threatened her career.
Roy now has only one vocal chord and limits shows to three a week to protect his voice.
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