speech organ

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Noun1.speech organ - any of the organs involved in speech productionspeech organ - any of the organs involved in speech production
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
articulator - a movable speech organ
glottis - the vocal apparatus of the larynx; the true vocal folds and the space between them where the voice tone is generated
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
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Try the Moowi hand puppets - new speech therapy tools that can be used to support speech development, especially when working to improve the operation of speech organs and in inducing sounds.
Occurrences of involuntary speech are further known through incidents of sleep-talking and Freudian slips, which convention dictates occur when unconscious signals override voluntary control of the speech organs to offer what can be highly-revealing statements of otherwise undisclosed truths.
However, the terms are usually given only in Estonian, with the exception of the anatomical terms for speech organs where the corresponding Latin names are added.