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vo·cal fold

[TA]
the sharp-edged fold of mucous membrane overlying and incorporating the vocal ligament and the thyroarytenoid muscle and stretching along either wall of the larynx from the angle between the laminae of the thyroid cartilage to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage; air flow causes the vocal folds to vibrate in production of the voice.

true vocal cord

Anatomy A fold of laryngeal mucous membrane that produces sound when taut and vibrating

vo·cal fold

(vō'kăl fōld) [TA]
The sharp edge of a fold of mucous membrane overlying the vocal ligament and stretching along either wall of the larynx from the angle between the laminae of the thyroid cartilage to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage; the vocal folds are the agents concerned in voice production.
Synonym(s): plica vocalis [TA] , true vocal cord.
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VOCAL CORDS: Vocal cords (closed, seen endoscopically)
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VOCAL CORDS: Vocal cords (open, seen endoscopically)
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VOCAL CORDS

vocal cord

Either of two thin, reedlike folds of tissue within the larynx that vibrate as air passes between them, producing sounds that are the basis of speech.

false vocal cord

Ventricular fold of the larynx.

true vocal cord

Vocal fold. See: illustration

Patient discussion about true vocal cord

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A. rest, which means no talking,

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The true vocal cords appear pearly white in colour and contains the vocal ligaments, which in turn are the thickened medial edges of the thyro-aryteniod muscles.
In the true vocal cords, diminished height of the stratified squamous epithelium is observed as a result of desquamation Goblet cells are more in number in the lower part of the laryngeal mucosa as compared to the previous group (Fig.
Flexible laryngoscopy was performed in the office, revealing irregular thickening at the petiole of the epiglottis with bilateral false vocal cord fullness and granulation changes noted at the anterior aspects of both true vocal cords.