thyroarytenoid fold

noun
variants: or thyroarytenoid ligament

Definition of thyroarytenoid fold

: any of four elastic ligaments of the larynx that are covered by folds of mucous membrane and arranged in a superior pair constituting the false vocal cords and an inferior pair forming the true vocal cords

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“Thyroarytenoid fold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thyroarytenoid%20fold. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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