II. Anatomy

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  2. entLarynxSuperiorVocalCordsGrayBB1204.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
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Ontology: Vocal cord structure (C0042930)

Definition (MSH) 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.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) A pair of small bands of muscle that stretch from the thyroid cartilage in front to the arytenoid cartilage in back of the larynx. The vocal cords help prevent food entering the lungs and produce sound through vibration. (NCI)
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) One of two small bands of muscle within the larynx that vibrates to produce the voice.
Definition (NCI) A pair of small bands of muscle that stretch from the thyroid cartilage in front to the arytenoid cartilage in back of the larynx. The vocal cords help prevent food entering the lungs and produce sound through vibration.
Definition (CSP) fold of mucous membrane covering the vocalis muscle in the larynx.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D014827
SnomedCT 46105003
HL7 VOC
English Cord, Vocal, Cords, Vocal, Fold, Vocal, Folds, Vocal, Vocal Cords, Vocal Fold, vocal fold, Plica vocalis, Vocal Folds, Vocal folds, cord vocal, cords vocal, fold vocal, true vocal cord, vocal cord, vocal folds, cords true vocal, folds vocal, vocal cords, Vocal cords, VOCAL CORD, Vocal cord, True cord, True vocal cord, Vocal fold, Vocal cord structure (body structure), Vocal cord structure, Vocal cord, NOS, Vocal fold, NOS, Vocal Cord, True Vocal Cord
French Pli vocal, Plis vocaux, Cordes vocales, Corde vocale, Pli vocal du larynx
Swedish Stämband
Czech plica vocalis, hlasová řasa, hlasové řasy, řasa hlasová
Finnish Äänihuulet
Russian GOLOSOVYE SVIAZKI, GOLOSOVAIA SKLADKA, ГОЛОСОВАЯ СКЛАДКА, ГОЛОСОВЫЕ СВЯЗКИ
Japanese 声帯, 声帯ひだ, 声帯ヒダ
Portuguese Pregas Vocais, Cordas Vocais, Prega Vocal, Ligamentos Vocais
Spanish Pliegues Vocales, Cuerdas Vocales, Pliegue Vocal, Ligamentos Vocales, cuerda verdadera, cuerda vocal verdadera, cuerda vocal, estructura de la cuerda vocal (estructura corporal), estructura de la cuerda vocal, Cuerda Vocal Verdadera
Croatian GLASNICE
Polish Struna głosowa, Więzadło głosowe
Norwegian Plica vocalis, Plicae vocales, Stemmebåndfold, Stemmebånd, Stemmebåndfolder
German Stimmlippe, Stimmbänder
Italian Corde vocali
Dutch Stemband, Stembanden