false vocal cord

noun

Definition of false vocal cord

: either of the upper pair of vocal cords that are not directly concerned with speech production

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“False vocal cord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20vocal%20cord. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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