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ar·tic·u·la·tor

 (är-tĭk′yə-lā′tər)
n.
1. One that articulates: an articulator of the students' concerns.
2. One of the organs of speech, such as the lips or tongue.

articulator

(ɑːˈtɪkjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. a person or thing that articulates
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics any vocal organ that takes part in the production of a speech sound. Such organs are of two types: those that can move, such as the tongue, lips, etc (active articulators), and those that remain fixed, such as the teeth, the hard palate, etc (passive articulators)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.articulator - someone who pronounces words
communicator - a person who communicates with others
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
subvocaliser, subvocalizer - someone who articulates speech without uttering sounds
2.articulator - a movable speech organarticulator - a movable speech organ    
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
glossa, lingua, tongue, clapper - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
organ of speech, speech organ, vocal organ - any of the organs involved in speech production
lip - either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
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The model was then mounted in an articulator to check for interarch occlusal relationship after arrangement of teeth.
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