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  • velopharyngeal — 1. adjective articulated at the velopharynx. 2. noun a velopharyngeal sound. See Also: pharyngeal …   Wiktionary

  • velopharyngeal — Pertaining to the soft palate (velum palatinum) and the pharyngeal walls. * * * ve·lo·pha·ryn·geal .vē lō .far ən jē əl, fə rin j(ē )əl adj of or relating to the soft palate and the pharynx <velopharyngeal structures> * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Velopharyngeal inadequacy — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|528.9 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = ent eMedicineTopic = 596 MeshID = D014681Velopharyngeal inadequacy (VPI) is a malfunction of a velopharyngeal… …   Wikipedia

  • velopharyngeal adequacy — sufficient velopharyngeal closure so that air and hence sound cannot enter the nasopharyngeal and nasal cavities. Cf. velopharyngeal insufficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • velopharyngeal insufficiency — inability to achieve velopharyngeal closure, due to muscular dysfunction, deficiency of the soft palate or superior constrictor muscle, cleft palate, or some other disorder; it often results in a speech disorder. Called also velopharyngeal… …   Medical dictionary

  • velopharyngeal closure — closure of nasal air escape by the elevation of the soft palate and contraction of the posterior pharyngeal wall. See also under adequacy and under insufficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • velopharyngeal incompetence — see under insufficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • velopharyngeal seal — see under closure …   Medical dictionary

  • VPG — velopharyngeal gap …   Medical dictionary

  • VPO — velopharyngeal opening; vertical pendular oscillation …   Medical dictionary

  • VPG — • velopharyngeal gap …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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