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closure

In a metes-and-bounds legal description of land, the necessity that the various calls and distances culminate at the point of beginning, so the shape described is “closed.” If the shape is not closed and the property description is inaccurate in some regard, then the transaction violates the statute of frauds and the transfer is void.The drawing to the right is of a property description without closure.

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Since the muscles of velopharyngeal closure are not well endowed with muscle spindles, vibration is contraindicated as a treatment and has not been used to date (Clark, 2003).
It has been employed as a treatment for velopharyngeal closure problems, and it is currently being used for the treatment of dysphagia (Freed et al.
The rationale underlying such approaches is that the application of sensory stimulation to the structures of velopharyngeal closure will facilitate increased range of movement and possibly build skill.
Speech appliances have been used to improve velopharyngeal closure for clients who are not candidates for surgery.
The results indicated that both cleft palate speakers and normal speakers were able to develop pharyngeal wall movement as a result of the stimulation, but there was no real change in the pattern of velopharyngeal closure for speech.
The speakers were able to utilize a more normal approximation of velopharyngeal closure that was within the degrees of freedom of their motor programming system.