Medical Definition of Vocal shelf

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vocal Shelf

vocal cord
vocal cord nodules
vocal cord paralysis
vocal cords
vocal fold
vocal fremitus
vocal ligament
vocal muscle
vocal music
vocal organ
vocal process
vocal process of arytenoid cartilage
vocal resonance
vocal sac
vocal sacs
vocal shelf (current term)
vocalese
vocaleses
vocalic
vocalically
vocalics
vocalion
vocalions
vocalis
vocalisation
vocalisations
vocalise
vocalised
vocaliser
vocalises

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