vocal ligament

noun

Medical Definition of vocal ligament

: the band of yellow elastic tissue contained in each true vocal cord and stretching between the thyroid and arytenoid cartilages

called also inferior thyroarytenoid ligament

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“Vocal ligament.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vocal%20ligament. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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