Flashcards in 3.2 Velopharyngeal Function Deck (12)
There are approximately ____ sounds in American English.
Speech sounds are learned from those that are what?
Neurologically simple to those that are more complex.
What does a simple /p/ require?
1. 5-10 cmH20 of Respiratory pressure
2. VC abduction
3. Velopharyngeal closure
4. Lip closure
What is the function of the Tensor Veli Palatini?
Opens eustachian tube
What is the function of the Levator Veli Palatini?
Elevates velum, lateral walls, eustachian tube
What is the function of the Superior Constrictor?
What is the function of the palatoglossus?
Elevates posterior tongue (k,g, ng)/ Depress velum
What is the function of the palatopharyngeus?
What is the function of the Musculus Uvulae?
Provides mass on nasal surface
What cranial nerves also play a role in the velopharyngeal mechanism?
V, IX, X
What are the Pneumatic functions for velopharyngeal closure?
- Learned, Cortical?