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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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For example, singer-songwriter John Mayer's recent tour plans were put on hold when an exam of his vocal cords revealed that granulomas--which were surgically removed in 2011--had grown back.
It seems to restore something to the vocal cords," says Asher.
Vocal cords consist of two folds of tissue that function in much the same way as the reed in a saxophone.
Paradoxical vocal cord motion or other abnormalities were found by laryngoscope in 61 asymptomatic patients, without trigger maneuvers.
The etiology of unilateral vocal cord paralysis can be categorized into 3 main groups: surgical iatrogenic injuries, malignant invasion, and idiopathic paralysis.
Vocal cord paralysis is a voice disorder that occurs when one or both of the vocal cords (or vocal folds) do not open or close properly.
It can cause a blood vessel on the vocal cord to rupture and form a small mass known as a hemorrhagic polyp.
Repeated irritation of the vocal cords: Smoking, repeated overuse of the voice, corticosteroid inhalers used to treat asthma, frequent heartburn, excessive alcohol use or chronic coughing are among the causes of vocal cord irritation.
MUSIC Star Smith: I need vocal cord surgery SINGER Sam Smith has told his fans he needs "surgery" on his vocal cords.
Jon Hamm says he's "fine'' despite an upcoming procedure to remove a polyp on his vocal cord.
Washington, May 24 ( ANI ): Frequent heartburn is positively associated with cancers of the throat and vocal cord among nonsmokers and nondrinkers, a new study has found.