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true vocal cords

Etymology: ME, treue, faith; L, vocalis, of the voice; Gk, chorde, string
the vocal folds of the larynx (plicae vocales), as distinguished from the vestibular folds (plicae vestibulares), called false vocal cords. They are located inferior to the false vocal cords. See also vocal cord.

true vocal cords,

n.pl the vocal folds of the larynx as distinguished from the vestibular folds, called the
false vocal cords.

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The condition consists of paradoxical adduction of the true vocal cords on inspiration and occasionally on early expiration as well (1,2).
Upon examination of the trachea with a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope via the LMA Fastrach, a tracheal web was visualized 1 cm below the true vocal cords.
0 mm beyond the true vocal cords encountered resistance.