I've heard that there are 3 parts to the vocal cords: the true vocal cords, and the "false" vestibular folds and ventricular ligament. I read that the vestibular serves some function in chanting and such but was not clear what purpose the ventricular is used for.

1 Answer 1


I think you may have misunderstood your informational source. The terms vestibular folds and ventricular folds respectively refer to the same anatomical structures. They are synonyms. See the Wikipedia article on vestibular folds.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.