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true vocal cords

plural noun, Anatomy.
1.
the lower pair of vocal cords, the edges of which can be made to tense and relax by the passage of air from the lungs, thus producing vocal sound.
Also called vocal folds.
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vocal fold in Medicine

vocal fold n.
See vocal cord.

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