Passavant, Philippas G.(redirected from Passavant, Philippas G)
Passavant,Philippas G., German physician, 1815-1893.
Passavant bar - Synonym(s): Passavant cushion
Passavant cushion - a prominence on the posterior wall of the nasopharynx formed by contraction of the superior constrictor of the pharynx during swallowing. Synonym(s): Passavant bar; Passavant pad; Passavant ridge
Passavant pad - Synonym(s): Passavant cushion
Passavant ridge - Synonym(s): Passavant cushion