Definition of Ventricular fold
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
Medical Definition of Ventricular fold
1. One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal cavity from the angle of the thyroid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilage; they enclose a space called the rima vestibuli or false glottis. Synonym: plica vestibularis, false vocal cord, plica ventricularis, ventricular band of larynx, ventricular fold. (05 Mar 2000)