This essay focuses on the middle part of the pharynx, the soft palate. It is continuous with the nasal cavity, and performs a respiratory function by conditioning
Alveolar Ridge (alveolar) • Between alveolar ridge & palate: (postalveolar or palatal alveolar)The nasopharynx is found between the base of the skull and the soft palate. It is continuous with the nasal cavity, and performs . It is a respiratory function by conditioning inspire air and propagating it into the larynx.
The oropharynx is the middle part of the pharynx, located between the soft palate and the superior border of the epiglottis.
It contains the following structures:
Waldeyer’s ring is the ring of lymphoid tissue in the naso- and oropharynx formed by the paired palatine tonsils, the adenoid tonsils and lingual tonsil.
The oropharynx is involve in the voluntary and involuntary phases of swallowing.
• Hard palate (palatal) • Velum (velar) • Glottis (below pharynx) (glottal) • Teeth (dental) • Lips (labial) • Nasal Cavity (nasal) Place of articulation: Labial (both lips) & labiodental (upper teeth, lower lip) • Labial: [p, b, m, w (w is also velar)] e.g. “Pack your bags, Miss Wilson” • Labiodental: [f, v] e.g. “Find the van” These sounds involve lips so they are easy to see.
firstly, be sure
thirdly, be fast
further, be creative