Definition of Vocal fold

1. Noun. Either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx.




Medical Definition of Vocal fold

1. One of Ferrein's cords; the sharp edge of a fold of mucous membrane overlying the vocal ligament and stretching along either wall of the larynx from the angle between the laminae of the thyroid cartilage to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage; the vocal folds are the agents concerned in voice production. Synonym: plica vocalis, chorda vocalis, labium vocale, true vocal cord, vocal cord, vocal shelf. (05 Mar 2000)

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vocal band
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vocal cord nodules
vocal cord paralysis
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vocal fold (current term)
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vocal process of arytenoid cartilage
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vocal sac
vocal sacs
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