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vocal cords

noun [plural] uk   us   (also vocal folds)
a pair of folds at the upper end of the throat whose edges move quickly backwards and forwards and produce sound when air from the lungs moves over them
Translations of “vocal cords”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲帶…
in Russian голосовые связки…
in Turkish ses telleri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声带…
in Polish struny głosowe…
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