Definition of pulmonic airstream in English:

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pulmonic airstream


The flow of air from the lungs under comparatively constant pressure, used in forming speech sounds. Contrasted with velaric airstream.
Example sentences
  • Its basis is pulses of air in the lungs: technically, in the pulmonic airstream mechanism.
  • An airstream initiated by the lungs is called a pulmonic airstream.

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