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Plica vocalis

plica vocalis --> vocal fold

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.


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