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Definition of "velopharyngeal" [velopharyngeal]

  • Articulated at the velopharynx. (adjective)
  • A sound articulated at the velopharynx. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "velopharyngeal" in a sentence
  • "Sara, at age 5, was diagnosed with velopharyngeal incompetence (VPI) — a disorder affecting speech — in her first exam at CHOP and was referred to a speech pathologist for evaluation."
  • "DiGeorge, cleft palate, velopharyngeal incompetence | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia"
  • "Detection of a 22q11. 2 deletion in cardiac patients suggests a risk for velopharyngeal incompetence."