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cordopexy

Pronunciation: kor'do-pek'se

Definition:

  1. Operative fixation of any displaced anatomic cord.
  2. Lateral fixation of one or both vocal cords to correct glottic stenosis.

[G. chorde, cord, + pexis, fixation]

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