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-Produce : - 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 - ingressive sounds - speech sounds produced by sucking ​in air produce ​: 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 ingressive sounds ​speech sounds produced by sucking in air +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. 
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 +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 soundsspeech sounds produced by means of air streaming from the lungs escaping through the oral cavity / English speech sounds are egressive sounds ​ 
 +   ​* ​ingressive soundsspeech sounds produced by sucking in air