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Definition of False vocal cord

False vocal cord: A fold of mucous membrane covering muscle in the larynx. The false vocal cord separates the ventricle of the larynx from the vestibule of the larynx. Also called the false vocal fold.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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