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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speech organ

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The mouth was seen as the speech organ because it is from it that all words emerge.
Contract notice: Supply of equipment for screening the sense of hearing and sight, and to assess the speech organ - a package i and equipment for therapy and auditory training in patients with impaired auditory processing, sensory motivated - a package ii.
Prolonged feeding with semi-liquid foods inhibits jaw's functional development leading to hypotonia within speech organ. Early dysfunction of the facial praxis fine motor skill cause the problem with competence of the realization [27].
2 : the rapid vibration of one speech organ against another (as the tongue against the teeth) <She pronounces r 's with a trill.>
Besides, EFL learners cannot observe the operational mechanism of speech organs whenever they produce sounds, to figure out the operation of speech organs appears to be too abstract for them.
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.
For example, the poem in the chapter "Urania/Astronomy" begins with the speaker listening to the sounds of swans and rain, then transits into a list of speech organs. The poem takes the reader on an imaginative journey into the physical body in an attempt to understand the origin and impact of speech.
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.
A dyspraxic child will have difficulties with controlling their movements, this could relate to hand and finger movement, eye movement or the speech organs.
Assuming God can act in the world and does not need speech organs to speak, God can speak directly to someone, by "inspiring" someone, by appropriating someone else's discourse, or whatever.

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