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ar·tic·u·la·tors

(ahr-tik'yŭ-lā-tŏrz)
Organs of the speech mechanism that form the configurations required for production of meaningful speech sounds, i.e., the teeth, lips, mandible, tongue, velum, and pharynx.
See also: speech mechanism
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4 (October/December 2004); Borisoff (2011); Vikram Ramanarayanany, Adam Lammerty, Louis Goldsteinz, and Shrikanth Narayanan, "Articulatory settings facilitate mechanically advantageous motor control of vocal tract articulators," Interspeech (August 2013).
The respondents were asked about the use of PPDs and pre-procedural mouth rinses for the patient, hand washing method and techniques, disinfection of impression, operatory area, dental casts, impression trays, other laboratory tools like facebow, articulators, wax knives, etc, taking medical history and screening of the patient, vaccination status of the individuals, waste disposal system and knowledge related to infection control measures and protocol to be followed after exposure.
It is important to check the occlusion and articulation of RCDs in patient's mouth despite the technique of fabrication, due to differential compressibility and displacement of denture bearing mucosa paired with probability of errors in almost all face-bows and articulators.3,16 However, need for scrupulous post insertion adjustment is reduced significantly where occlusion had been designed robustly on articulator and verified at try in stage with casts mounted using face-bow transfer records.24 A study to assess the use of face-bow among Chinese prosthodontist in complete denture fabrication found that 97% of experienced Chinese prosthodontist seldom used a face-bow in complete denture fabrication.
The arrival of Boris Johnson in the Out camp means the campaign now has the communicative talents of one of the Tories' most confident articulators of modern optimism.
Table 9 refers to the conjunctions and conjunctive phrases that act as inter-clausal articulators for coordinate and/or adverbial clauses in the Latin data of pairing in cases of different classes and the corresponding forms in other translations.
In her examples, she shows that Japanese speakers and English speakers use different articulators to produce vowel sounds.
An alternative representation to the ways previously described corresponds to the use of information on the movement of articulators instead of using only information of the acoustic signal.
"The tongue is one of the main articulators and it's quite a big muscle.
The reason for this is that the air coming from lungs is compressed between the vocal folds and the point of contact between active and passive articulators. The pressure is high if the area of the compressed air is smaller and low in a big area.
(4) However, the authors never suggested using face bows to mount upper models in articulators. (5)
The complexity comes from the fact that spoken words require the coordinated efforts of numerous "articulators" in the vocal tract the lips, tongue, jaw and larynx but scientists have not understood how the movements of these distinct articulators are precisely coordinated in the brain.
The complexity comes from the fact that spoken words require the coordinated efforts of numerous "articulators" in the vocal tract - the lips, tongue, jaw and larynx - but scientists have not understood how the movements of these distinct articulators are precisely coordinated in the brain.