organ of speech

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Noun1.organ of speech - any of the organs involved in speech productionorgan of speech - 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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Unless you adopted the opinion of certain observers of the human heart, and thought that the chevalier had the voice of his nose, his organ of speech would have amazed you by its full and redundant sound.
For, traditionally, the Luo took the mouth, not the tongue, as the organ of speech.
Based on these, there are two main features of humanity that cannot be explained by natural selection, Wolfe explains: the skin, and the "organ of speech."