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vocal folds

The part of the larynx that vibrates to produce the sounds required for speech. Also called vocal cords or the glottis….

larynx

The voice box. The larynx houses the vocal cords and connects the pharynx with the trachea.

mechanical speech

The use of a battery-powered device (such as an electrolarynx) to create vocal sounds….

cordectomy

Surgery to remove a vocal cord.

supracricoid laryngectomy

Surgery to remove the upper part of the larynx, including vocal cords….

supraglottic laryngectomy

Surgery to remove the upper part of the larynx above the vocal cords (supraglottis)….