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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chord

(kôrd)
n.
Anatomy Variant of cord..
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The first chord (Gm7) is referred to by Frank Mantooth as a "miracle voicing" (4).
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The remainder of this article is structured in this way: in Section 2 we summarize the main concepts about the Sybil and Spartacus attacks and we describe some possible solutions already analyzed in the literature, and in Section 3 we investigate the effects of a Sybil attack in Chord, while we accurately present the extension of the technique in [10] to Chord in Section 4.
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