vocal cord

Pronunciation: (VOH-kul kord)

One of two small bands of muscle within the larynx that vibrates to produce the voice.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the larynx. The three parts of the larynx are the supraglottis (including the epiglottis), the glottis (including the vocal cords), and the subglottis.Anatomía de la laringe. Las tres partes de la laringe son la supraglotis (incluso la epiglotis), la glotis (incluso las cuerdas vocales) y la subglotis. Date last modified: 2014-10-28