LATimes Report: Jon Hamm to undergo throat surgery for vocal cord polyps.
Much of the appeal of Downey's performances comes from the unpredictable twists and turns of his vocal cord roller coaster.
vocal cord n.
The sharp edge of a fold of mucous membrane 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. Vibrations of these cords are used in voice production. Also called true vocal cord, vocal fold.