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true vocal cords

plural noun, Anatomy
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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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vocal fold in Medicine

vocal fold n.
See vocal cord.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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