vocal cord

vocal cord is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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

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Vocal cords (closed, seen endoscopically)
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VOCAL CORDS Vocal cords (open, seen endoscopically);
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VOCAL CORDS AND GLOTTIS

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