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Vocal cord

Introduction: Vocal cord

Description of Vocal cord

Vocal cord: One of two small bands of muscle within the larynx that vibrates to produce the voice.
Source: National Institute of Health

Vocal cord: either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Vocal cord: fold of mucous membrane covering the vocalis muscle in the larynx.
Source: CRISP

Vocal cord: The folds of mucous membrane along either wall of the larynx from the angle between the laminae of the thyroid cartilage to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Vocal cord: The folds of mucous membrane along either wall of the larynx from the angle between the laminae of the thyroid cartilage to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage.
Source: MeSH 2007

Vocal cord: Related Topics

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Vocal cord:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Vocal cord

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Vocal cord can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Vocal cord

The following list attempts to classify Vocal cord into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • fold,plica
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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