cavity of pharynx

(redirected from cavum pharyngis)

cav·i·ty of phar·ynx

[TA]
it consists of a nasal part (nasopharynx) continuous anteriorly with the nasal cavity and receiving the openings of the auditory tubes, an oral part (oropharynx) opening through the fauces into the oral cavity, and a laryngeal part (laryngopharynx) leading into the vestibule of the larynx and to the esophagus.

cav·i·ty of phar·ynx

(kavi-tē faringks) [TA]
Area of a nasal part (nasopharynx) continuous anteriorly with nasal cavity and receiving openings of the auditory tubes, an oral part (oropharynx) opening through the fauces into the oral cavity, and a laryngeal part (laryngopharynx) leading into the vestibule of the larynx and to the esophagus.