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1

There are approximately ____ sounds in American English.

46

2

Speech sounds are learned from those that are what?

Neurologically simple to those that are more complex.

3

What does a simple /p/ require?

1. 5-10 cmH20 of Respiratory pressure
2. VC abduction
3. Velopharyngeal closure
4. Lip closure

4

What is the function of the Tensor Veli Palatini?

Opens eustachian tube

5

What is the function of the Levator Veli Palatini?

Elevates velum, lateral walls, eustachian tube

6

What is the function of the Superior Constrictor?

Swallow, sphincter

7

What is the function of the palatoglossus?

Elevates posterior tongue (k,g, ng)/ Depress velum

8

What is the function of the palatopharyngeus?

Swallow/palatal lowering

9

What is the function of the Musculus Uvulae?

Provides mass on nasal surface

10

What cranial nerves also play a role in the velopharyngeal mechanism?

V, IX, X

11

What are the Pneumatic functions for velopharyngeal closure?

- Blowing
- Whistling
- Speech
- Learned, Cortical?

12

What are the Non-pneumatic functions for velopharyngeal closure?

- Gagging
- Swallowing
- Brainstem