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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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In a post on Twitter, he said: "I am very upset to announce I have been battling to get my vocal cords better the last 10 days but unfortunately they haven't recovered and I'm going to need surgery.
The singer, 22, has been forced to cancel the rest of his Australian tour as he is suffering from "vocal exhaustion" and a haemorrhage on his vocal cords.
So, taking on board the right amount of liquid (discounting diuretic drinks such as tea and coffee) is fundamental in maintaining a healthy condition for the throat and vocal cords.
They found that the closing phase of the broadcaster's vocal cords was faster than its opening phase, according to the report published by the PLOS ONE journal.
He was diagnosed with vocal cord paralysis, a weakness of the vocal folds in 2010 and had promised his fans that his voice would return by being patient.
Because of the pace of his job and the long hours that he often works, the manager said he has been unable to follow his doctors' directions on how to best care for his vocal cords so they can properly heal.
She could be one of the first patients to benefit from the injected bio-gel, which vibrates in the voice box like a real vocal cord.
I just went a little hard on this tour, and got a polyp on my vocal cords, so (I'm) going to have that taken off.
The film's actors also will put their vocal cords to the test.
The sounds, probably produced by the elephant's vocal cords, set up a sympathetic vibration in its forehead.
MARY Poppins star Dame Julie Andrews has visited scientists developing artificial vocal cords that could one day restore her voice.