Definitions for "Vocal cords"
These are pair of elastic fibers stretched across the larynx in amphibians, reptiles and birds. The cords produce sounds as air is expelled.
Two bands of muscle that form a 'V' shape inside the voice box (larynx). These vibrate together when air passes between them. The vibrations make the sound of your voice.
Two pairs of folds of mucous membrane that project into the cavity of the larynx and one of which has free edges that vibrate to produce sound. The glottis consists of the vocal cords with the space between them.