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Department of Linguistics

SPEECH PHYSIOLOGY

Head, Skull and Articulator Anatomy Slides

The slides on this page are reproduced with the permission of Jan Tent and John Clark.

Figure 1. Mid-saggital section of the head. (Note that the velum has been stretched during storage)
 
Figure 2. Mid-saggital section of the head. (Note that the nose has been squashed by during storage)
 
Figure 3. Saggital section of upper-half of the head.
 
Figure 4. Transverse section of the head just above the hard palate.
 
Figure 5. Front view of the skull.
 
Figure 6. Superior view of the skull.
 
Figure 7. Same view as in figure 6 but with the top of the skull removed.
 
Figure 8. Close-up view of the front of the skull.
 
Figure 9. Inferior view of the skull with the jaw attached.
 
Figure 10. Close-up inferior view of the skull with the jaw attached. Note in particular the hard palate and the points of attachment of the jaw to the skull at the bottom of the picture.
 
Figure 11. Same view as in figure 10, but with the lower jaw removed.