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- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Vocal learning : The ability of an organism to imitate sounds not inborn to it.
- Natural language : A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning.
- Spoken language : An example of language produced using some of the articulatory organs, e.g. the mouth, vocal folds or lungs, or intended for production by these organs; alternatively, the entire act of communicating verbally - what people mean or intend, the words they use, their accent, intonation and so on.
- Singing : The act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with regular speech.
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- Medicine : The study of health and disease of the human body.
- Throat : Add brief definition or description
- Consonant : Unit of language, defined in phonetics as a speech sound that involves full or partial 'closure' of the mouth, and in phonology as a segment that cannot occupy the nucleus or 'peak' of a syllable.
- Fundamental frequency : Add brief definition or description
- Formant : Add brief definition or description
- Glottal stop : Type of consonantal sound or part of sound found in many languages, produced by a complete closure of the vocal cords; for example, the [t] sound in English may be partially or completely replaced by a glottal stop, which briefly halts the airflow from the lungs, or a glottal closure may combine with other articulatory movements to form ejective or implosive sounds.
- Glottoscopy : Add brief definition or description
- Otolaryngology : Branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and adjacent structures of the head and neck.
- Larynx : The primary organ for sound production in mammals; also protects the trachea.
- Syrinx : Add brief definition or description
- Voicing (linguistics) : Either the physical production of vibration by the vocal folds as part of articulation, or the potential phonological distinction this allows, i.e. the distinct difference between units such as [b] and [p] in many languages.
- Vowel : Speech sound with relatively unhindered airflow; different vowels are articulated mainly through tongue movements at the palatal and velar regions of the mouth, and are usually voiced (i.e. involve vocal fold movement).