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Vocal cords, also called vocal folds, are ligaments that stretch across
the larynx and are covered by mucous membranes. The larynx is in the throat
just above the windpipe. When air passes over closed vocal cords, they vibrate
and make sounds.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDonald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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