false vocal cord

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Synonyms for false vocal cord

either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization

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Many had multiple laryngeal lesions with involvement of the true and false vocal cords, the epiglottis, and the arytenoid and interarytenoid areas.
6,7] Review of the literature has revealed only 2 reported cases in the German literature of isolated laryngeal metastasis to the anterior commissure and the false vocal cords, both occurring 6 years after nephrectomy.