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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.
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chord

(kôrd)
n.
Anatomy Variant of cord..
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The relationship between the pressure coefficient of the jth element [mathematical expression not reproducible] and the pressure [DELTA][p.sub.j] satisfies the following: [mathematical expression not reproducible] are the length of centerline chord and 1/4 chord line of the jth element, respectively.
A key part of the plan will involve the reinvention of Moor Street station through the use of passenger platforms and the laying of two pieces of track, known as the Camp Hill chord lines, to increase local services.
The answer it seems is with the reinvention of Moor Street station through the use of passenger platforms and laying downof two pieces of track knownas the Camp Hill chord lines to increase local services.
There will be chord lines at Bordesley if required, Midland Metro Line One can be con-verted to heavy rail (oh, really?), and - hey presto!
Key to the plans is the proposed implementation of new Chord lines in Bordesley, which would allow new and existing services to access the newly refurbished Birmingham Moor Street station.