Normal Vocal Cords
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.
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDonald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015