pharyngeal recess(redirected from Fossa of Rosenmuller)
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Related to Fossa of Rosenmuller: Eustachian tube, Macewen's triangle, Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Torus tubarius
a slitlike depression in the lateral membranous (nonmuscular) pharyngeal wall extending posterior to the opening of the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube.
See torus tubarius.
Rosenmüller,Johann C., German anatomist, 1771-1820.
organ of Rosenmüller - a collection of rudimentary tubules in the mesosalpinx between the ovary and the uterine tube. Synonym(s): epoöphoron
Rosenmüller fossa - Synonym(s): Rosenmüller recess
Rosenmüller gland - Synonym(s): node of Cloquet
Rosenmüller node - Synonym(s): node of Cloquet
Rosenmüller recess - a slitlike depression in the membranous pharyngeal wall extending posterior to the opening of the eustachian tube. Synonym(s): pharyngeal recess; Rosenmüller fossa
Rosenmüller valve - a fold of mucous membrane guarding the lower opening of the nasolacrimal duct. Synonym(s): lacrimal fold
a small, empty space or cavity.
the largest of the pleural recesses, lying between the diaphragm and the thoracic wall into which the basal border of the lung encroaches during inspiration.
a pleural recess between the mediastinum and costal wall into which the ventral border of the lung encroaches during inspiration.
the part of the celomic cavity confined between the stomach and the right lobe of the liver, the vestibule of the omental bursa.
a modified form of maxillary sinus in the dog. It communicates with the ventral nasal meatus.
a pouch of the omental bursa.
the pouch of the third ventricle that protrudes into the stalk of the pituitary gland.
dorsal and caudal to the orifice of the auditory tube in the pharynx of the ruminant.
one of the potential spaces within the thorax where two layers of parietal pleura lie in close apposition. The borders of the lung extend into the pleural recesses during inspiration; pleural effusions fill them.
paired gutters which run beside the anterior projection of the larynx and below the epiglottis, into the pharynx.
formed by the caudal suspensions of the omentum to the rumen and dorsal abdominal walls in the ruminant abdomen.
terminal recess of the kidney
tubular extensions of the renal pelvis of horses which receive collecting ducts.