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fauces

 [faw´sēz]
throat. adj., adj fau´cial.

fau·ces

, gen.

fau·ci·um

(faw'sēz, faw'sē-ŭm), [TA] This word is grammatically plural.
The space between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, bounded by the soft palate and the base of the tongue.
See also: isthmus of fauces.
[L. the throat]

fauces

(fô′sēz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The passage from the back of the mouth to the pharynx, bounded by the soft palate, the base of the tongue, and the palatine arches.

fau′cal (-kəl), fau′cial (-shəl) adj.

fau·ces

, pl. fauces (faw'sēz) [TA]
The space between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, bounded by the soft palate and the base of the tongue.
[L. the throat]

fauces

The narrowed space at the back of the mouth and PHARYNX, under the soft palate and between the soft palatine arches (the pillars of the fauces) on either side from which the throat opens out. The term appears to be a plural of the singular word faux but is, in fact, a singular entity. From Latin, fauces , throat.

fau·ces

, pl. fauces (faw'sēz) [TA]
Area between oral cavity and pharynx, bounded by soft palate and lingual base.