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-Produce ​:  +The lungs are an organ in human physiology that is instrumental in the production of speech as a secondary function, their primary funtion being the vital funtion of breathing and providing oxygen to the body. 
-   * pulmonic airstream ( airstream coming from the lungs ) + 
 +In the production of speech, the lungs are instrumental in the production of: 
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 +   ​* ​the pulmonic airstream ( airstream coming from the lungs ) 
    * egressive sounds: speech sounds produced by means of air streaming from the lungs escaping through the oral cavity / English speech sounds are egressive sounds ​    * egressive sounds: speech sounds produced by means of air streaming from the lungs escaping through the oral cavity / English speech sounds are egressive sounds ​
    * ingressive sounds: speech sounds produced by sucking in air     * ingressive sounds: speech sounds produced by sucking in air