Mouth and tongue diagram
Vowels Have Three Distinctive Features: 1. Tongue height: In this diagram the high vowels represent vowels made with the body of the tongue close to the roof of the mouth while the low vowels are
made with the mouth open and the body of the tongue away from the roof of the mouth. Continued From Above This process of physically separating food into smaller pieces is known as mechanical digestion.The tongue, lips, and cheeks assist in mechanical digestions by holding food in the mouth and moving it around so that it can be effectively chewed by the teeth. The fimbriated fold of tongue, also plica fimbriata is a slight fold of the mucous membrane on the underside of the tongue which runs laterally on either side of the frenulum.The free edge of the fimbriated fold occasionally exhibits a series of fringe-like processes. (Fimbria is Latin for fringe).Some people have small (<1 cm) horn-like triangular flaps of "skin" under their tongue. Where would you be without your mouth? The mouth allows us to talk, to smile or frown, and to whistle. The mouth, working with the teeth and tongue, allow us to have speech, and also allows us
to eat our food. Our teeth allow us to chew up our food so our body can swallow and digest it easier, and are among the hardest substances in the body. Figure 4: Diagram of short- (left) and long-tongued (right) woodpecker skull and hyoid apparatus. Maroon bands show action of branchiomandibularis muscle (Mbm) during tongue extension. Spitting is the act of forcibly ejecting saliva or other substances from the mouth. It is currently considered rude and a social taboo in many parts of the world including the West, while in some other parts of the world it is considered more socially acceptable.It is commonly believed that it is possible to transmit infectious diseases in this way, including tuberculosis, influenza, and the Encountering the Idea. Introduce the lesson by having students dip one end of a Q-Tip in the solutions of salt, sugar, lemon, and baking soda, one substance after another, and having students taste each.
Copyright, 1995/2010 Kay A. Toomey, Ph.D. EATING chews and swallows whole bolus independently chews, swallows whole bolus with drink chews, swallowssome and spits Linguistic and Philosophical Origins of the Korean Alphabet (Hangul). What is the Pharynx. Pharynx is the 4-5 inches long semicircular fibromuscular tube, commonly referred to as the throat  that connects the nasal cavity to the larynx, and the oral cavity to the esophagus [2, 3]. Where is the Pharynx Located