|See also glottis either of two pairs of mucomembranous folds in the larynx. The upper pair (false vocal cords) are not concerned with vocal production; the lower pair (true vocal cords or vocal folds) can be made to vibrate and produce sound when air from the lungs is forced over themRelated: glottal|
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|vocal cords (vō'kəl) Pronunciation Key
The two folded pairs of membranes in the larynx (voice box) that vibrate when air that is exhaled passes through them, producing sound.