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CSD 322. Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism

Credits: 3
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Description: Gross anatomy and physiology of the structures and processes related to respiration, phonation, articulation and central nervous system functioning.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Define terms referring to anatomical planes or movements such as anterior, superior, lateral, flexion, extension, and abduction.
2. Locate and label bones of the rib cage and spine, as well as muscles of the neck, chest and abdomen important for respiration.
3. Locate and label bones of the skull and face, as well as muscles of the face, neck and soft palate important for facial expression, swallowing and speech.
4. Locate and label cartilage and bones of the larynx by location and function.
5. Locate and label intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the larynx by location and function.






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