ventricular fold


ventricular fold
plica vestibularis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • plica vocalis — noun either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx • Syn: ↑vocal cord, ↑vocal fold, ↑vocal band • Hypernyms: ↑fold, ↑plica • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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