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I ended up developing a blister on one of my vocal cords, so that kinda sucked.

As this viral video shows, your vocal cords can apparently be a weapon.

There are many guts strewn throughout this record; with torn and frayed vocal cords, they are all too human.

“People see all the glitter and stage stuff, and they forget that vocal cords are just muscles,” Septien said.

When we start eating these guinea fowl I am going to dissect one to find out what its vocal cords are made of.

But both for the attachment of the muscles and the vocal cords themselves solid, relatively hard structures are required.

Diagram showing action of crico-thyroid muscle, stretching of the vocal cords, and lengthening of them.

So long as the expiratory pressure is steadily maintained, this tone may be held, and yet no strain is imposed on the vocal cords.

What the vocal student wishes to know is how to cause the vocal cords to assume the correct position for each register.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vocal-cords, such as: adam's apple, esophagus, larynx, pharynx, throat, and vocal bands.

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