articulatory system


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Noun1.articulatory system - the system of joints in the bodyarticulatory system - the system of joints in the body  
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
articulatio, joint, articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
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On the 38th day of the strike, striking detainees suffer from weight loss, difficulty in movement, fainting, and severe pains in the articulatory system and kidneys.
The biological contingencies of the human articulatory system together with the categorical restraints of the human auditory system provide the fundamental explanation for why there is a specific, limited range of possible basic human speech sounds (Leiberman and Blumstein, 186-7).
These social actors are positioned within a material and articulatory system that molds and embeds them with a scripted and coded logic, primarily through a system of training, making them a part of the techno-financial-managerial elite.
Modality effect (Moreno & Mayer, 1999; Mousavi, Low, & Sweller, 1995): Baddeley (1976) stated that the working memory system includes the central executive system, and the articulatory system and visuo-spatial sketchpad system to support the function.
The prosodic structure of speech in general is determined by two components, one of which is subject to conscious speaker control, while the other is determined by physiological constraints of the human articulatory system.
An auditory-feedback-based neural network model of speech production that is robust to developmental changes in the size and shape of the articulatory system.
Nowadays, we mostly read poetry silently to ourselves, but each reading is still a performance in the sense that it has a real duration, moving through time at roughly the speed of speech, and that our articulatory system undertakes an internal pronunciation of each word, line, sentence, and so on, while our auditory system is simultaneously at work perceiving them.
What is at issue is not whether deficits in word recognition and reading comprehension reflect a deficit in the articulatory system in LD readers, but whether their difficulties in reading can be attributed to executive processing difficulties over and above their well-attested deficiencies in phonological processing.
Accordingly, mental practice may be seen as a process of 'pure' event generation, while overt performance necessarily requires the coupling of this generative process to a (lower-level) articulatory system.
The disease also presents with incoordination of the stomatognathic system, compromising the respiratory, phonatory, resonant and articulatory systems.
The question remains, however, how finely tuned control of the power system of a musical instrument can guarantee that the vibrator, resonator, and articulatory systems will work in harmony.
It is the most fundamental vocal expression, and yet requires an extraordinary combination of effort from the phonatory, respiratory, and articulatory systems.