velopharyngeal seal


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Related to velopharyngeal seal: velopharyngeal insufficiency, Tensor veli palatini

vel·o·pha·ryn·ge·al seal

closure between the oral and nasopharyngeal cavities.

velopharyngeal seal

A seal between the oral and nasopharyngeal cavities.
See also: seal

vel·o·pha·ryn·ge·al seal

(vēlō-fă-rinjē-ăl sēl)
Closure between oral and nasopharyngeal cavities.