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- n. Either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane stretched horizontally across the human larynx whose vibrations help to produce the voice.
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- n. either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
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When speaking, which involves motor control mouth and tongue manipulation, vocal cord tension, breath control, neural regions in the precentral gyrus and parietal lobes fire.