Against the World: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Portland by Kerry Eggers, Dwight Jaynes

By Kerry Eggers, Dwight Jaynes

The path Blazers have risen to the head of the basketball global yet have come away simply wanting their aim of an NBA championship. The e-book explores why the path Blazers have arise brief and appears on the historical past that led them to the pinnacle in their

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Such changing vocal settings are difficult to measure, but it is universally recognised that voices change 'colour' with changing emotion. This is reflected in the way a remark is delivered rather than how it is worded: It wasn't what she said but the way that she said it that made me mad. I know perfectly well what he meant although he didn't say it in so many words. An impartial judge may be totally bewildered by the feelings of bitterness and aggression that arise between the protagonists and by the way in which innocent words can be misinterpreted.

The shape of the vocal fold is maintained by the integument. Beneath this epithelial cover there are three layers of connective tissue which compose the lamina propria. The larynx and upper respiratory tract 29 ITill! 11 Histological structure of vocal folds. 2. 3. 4. The superficial or top layer of the lamina propria consists of a loose fibrous matrix which Hirano ( 1974, 1981) likens to gelatin. This is Reinke's space, which vibrates most markedly during phonation (Hirano and Kiminori, 1993).

A second projection pointing laterally and posteriorly from the base of each arytenoid is called the muscular process. 7 on page 22). The posterior curved surface of the arytenoid cartilage receives the fibres of the transverse and oblique arytenoid muscles. The movements of the arytenoid cartilages are complex and include sliding across the cricoid cartilage in addition to rotation (Von Leden and Moore, 1961; Citardi, Gracco and Sasaki, 199 5). , 1991). As Tucker (1993) points out, the movement of the arytenoids on the cricoarytenoid joints appears to produce a rotary action.

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