Vocal ligament

Vocal ligament


The vocal ligaments are two bands of elastic tissue enclosed in the vocal folds. They attach to the posterior side of the thyroid cartilage anteriorly and the vocal process of the vocal process of the arytenoids cartilage.


Part of the larynx which is both a valve to close the lower respiratory and an instrument to produce sound. The vocal ligament is the tension bearing element of the vocal folds during high pitch noises.

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