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FALSE VOCAL CORD [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • The Nose (Medicine)
DEF

One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal cavity from the angle of the thyroid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilage; they enclose a space called the rima vestibuli or false glottis.

Key term(s)
  • false vocal fold

French

Domaine(s)
  • Nez (Médecine)
DEF

Repli pair antéro-postérieur de la surface interne du larynx, situé au-dessus des cordes vocales.

Key term(s)
  • pli ventriculaire

Spanish

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