Definition of Superior vocal cord
1. Noun. Either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization.
Generic synonyms: Plica Vocalis, Vocal Band, Vocal Cord, Vocal Fold
Lexicographical Neighbors of Superior Vocal Cord
Literary usage of Superior vocal cord
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1862)
"The right superior vocal cord was considerably thickened, its surface irregular and rough. The surface of the left superior vocal cord was likewise rough, ..."
2. Manual of Human and Comparative Histology by Salomon Stricker, Henry Power (1872)
"In the Dog the elastic tissue of the superior vocal cord not un- frequently becomes converted into cartilage, the process of the ..."
3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"... above, by the free crescentic edge of the superior vocal cord; below, ... placed between the superior vocal cord and the inner surface of the thyroid ..."
4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1858)
"... edge of the superior vocal cord; below, by the straight margin of the true vocal ... placed between the superior vocal cord and the inner surface of the ..."
5. Anatomy, descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (1864)
"... Hilton) arises from the arytenoid cartilage, just above the attachment of the superior vocal cord; passing forwards and upwards, it spreads out upon the ..."