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Descriptor English:   Vocal Cords 
Descriptor Spanish:   Pliegues Vocales 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Prega Vocal 
Synonyms English:   Cord, Vocal
Cords, Vocal
Fold, Vocal
Folds, Vocal
Ligament, Vocal
Ligaments, Vocal
Vocal Cord
Vocal Fold
Vocal Folds
Vocal Ligament
Vocal Ligaments  
Tree Number:   A04.329.364.737
Definition English:   A pair of cone-shaped elastic mucous membrane projecting from the laryngeal wall and forming a narrow slit between them. Each contains a thickened free edge (vocal ligament) extending from the THYROID CARTILAGE to the ARYTENOID CARTILAGE, and a VOCAL MUSCLE that shortens or relaxes the vocal cord to control sound production. 
Indexing Annotation English:   inflammation = LARYNGITIS
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   15228 
Unique Identifier:   D014827 

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