vocal cord

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vocal cord

[′vō·kəl ‚kȯrd]
(anatomy)
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The reflex bronchoconstriction and closure of both true and false vocal cord do not occur, and instead of food being nicely channeled through the pharynx into the esophagus, it wrongly takes up the laryngeal, that is, respiratory path, leading to all these unwanted coughing and choking phenomenon.
2 cm cranio-caudal soft tissue mass in the larynx extending from the epiglottis down through the level of the false vocal cords, vestibule, and true vocal cords.
Indirect and direct laryngoscopy revealed a smooth, red-yellow, cystic mass arising from left false vocal cord.