"Vocal Cords" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A pair of cone-shaped elastic mucous membrane projecting from the laryngeal wall and forming a narrow slit between them. Each contains a thickened free edge (vocal ligament) extending from the THYROID CARTILAGE to the ARYTENOID CARTILAGE, and a VOCAL MUSCLE that shortens or relaxes the vocal cord to control sound production.
- Vocal Cords
- Cord, Vocal
- Cords, Vocal
- Vocal Cord
- Vocal Fold
- Fold, Vocal
- Folds, Vocal
- Vocal Folds
- Vocal Ligament
- Ligament, Vocal
- Ligaments, Vocal
- Vocal Ligaments
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