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The purpose of this study is to assess patterns of velopharyngeal closure in normal Thai subject. Ten volunteers with normal speech and no history of cranio-maxillo-facial abnormality, injury or surgery were included in this study. Their velopharyngeal closures were reviewed by nasopharyngoscopy. Their articulation and resonation characteristics were also evaluated. The patterns of closure and related anatomy were studied. The results showed that all subjects achieved complete closure without afatcat:nbbicddm4zevpgprvj5ai63ox4