vocal cord

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vocal cord

[′vō·kəl ‚kȯrd]
(anatomy)
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A portion of the mass was adherent to the mucosa of the pyriform sinus and false vocal cord, necessitating resection of this mucosa.
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.
A suspension microlaryngoscopy showed a lesion of the left false vocal cord; a biopsy was performed.