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Medical Term:

vocal ligament


Definition: the band that extends on either side from the thyroid cartilage to the vocal process of the arytenoid cartilage; it is the thickened, free upper border of the conus elasticus of the larynx.

Synonym(s): ligamentum vocaleTA

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