Definition of Inferior vocal cord
1. Noun. Either of the two lower vocal folds that come together to form the glottis; produce a vocal tone when they are approximated and air from the lungs passes between them.
Generic synonyms: Plica Vocalis, Vocal Band, Vocal Cord, Vocal Fold
Lexicographical Neighbors of Inferior Vocal Cord
Literary usage of Inferior vocal cord
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on diseases of the spinal cord by Pierre Marie (1895)
"Appearance of the tongue, paralysis of the soft palate, and inferior vocal cord upon the same side. Lesions of the medulla oblong*ta in cases of hemiatrophy ..."
2. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1879)
"Consequently we could perceive a large ]>ortion of the inferior vocal cord relatively normal, whilst on the right, the vocal cord was deeply excavated ..."
3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1862)
"Consequently on the lift we could perceive a large portion of the inferior vocal cord relatively normal, whilst on the right the ..."