Recent Examples of vocal cords from the Web
The comedian had stopped breathing while undergoing a surgical procedure on her vocal cords and was rushed from the clinic to Mount Sinai Hospital.
The air rushing in hits your voice box, causing your vocal cords to close suddenly.
After Joan Rivers passed away Thursday following complications from a vocal cord procedure, pretty much every late-night host took a few minutes to memorialize her during their shows.
Because of his birth anomaly, his vocal cords don't function.
Her vocal cords were paralyzed, as were some of the nerves in her digestive tract.
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First Known Use of vocal cords
VOCAL CORDS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vocal cords for English Language Learners
: the thin pieces of folded tissue in your throat that help you to make sounds with your voice
VOCAL CORDS Defined for Kids
Definition of vocal cords for Students
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