vocal tract cavits pharynx etc

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Vocal Tract (Upper Airway) Velopharyngeal‐Nasal Apparatus Pharynx: Tube of tendon and muscle that extends from base of skull to cricoid (front) and C6 (back) Upper end (wide) is entirely connective tissue ‐ pharyngeal aponeurosis – which suspends pharyngeal tube from above Muscular tissue ultimately predominates in lower narrow end of pharynx where it is continuous with esophagus Open tube anteriorly that connects with nasal cavity, oral cavity and laryngeal aditus
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Functions like a sphincter THE 3 PHARYNGEAL CAVITIES: Nasopharynx Behind nose and velum Boundary defined superiorly by upper surface of hard palate and inferiorly by most forward point of C1 Lateral walls: opening to eustachian tube Posterior wall : nasopharyngeal tonsil = adenoids (lymphoid tissue) Anterior: Connects to nasal cavities via nasal choanae
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Oropharynx From lower boundary of nasopharynx to hyoid Opens into oral cavity via faucial isthmus (between velum and back of
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course CODS 361 taught by Professor Gel during the Spring '10 term at WPUNJ.

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