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Failure of the SOFT PALATE to reach the posterior pharyngeal wall to close the opening between the oral and nasal cavities. Incomplete velopharyngeal closure is primarily related to surgeries (ADENOIDECTOMY; CLEFT PALATE) or an incompetent PALATOPHARYNGEAL SPHINCTER. It is characterized by hypernasal speech.
The numerical value of velopharyngeal insufficiency in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of velopharyngeal insufficiency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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