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Vocal Cords MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vocal Cords
Tree Number(s)
A04.329.364.737
Unique ID
D014827
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014827
Annotation
inflammation = LARYNGITIS
Scope Note
A pair of cone-shaped elastic mucous membrane projecting from the laryngeal wall and forming a narrow slit between them. Each contains a thickened free edge (vocal ligament) extending from the THYROID CARTILAGE to the ARYTENOID CARTILAGE, and a VOCAL MUSCLE that shortens or relaxes the vocal cord to control sound production.
Entry Term(s)
Vocal Fold
Vocal Folds
Vocal Ligament
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Vocal Cords Preferred
Vocal Ligament Narrower
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