peripharyngeal

per·i·pha·ryn·ge·al

(per'i-fă-rin'jē-ăl),
Surrounding the pharynx.
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peripharyngeal

(pĕr″ĭ-fă-rĭn′jē-ăl) [″ + pharynx, throat]
Around the pharynx.
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The sea urchin nervous system consists of a peripharyngeal nerve ring that encircles the esophagus close to the oral cavity within the Aristotle's lantern.
The ENT department has been providing 50,000 to 60,000 patients healthcare per annum at its OPDs besides 45 all kinds of operation of major head and neck surgeries per week including parotid, peripharyngeal space and endoscopic nasal surgeries which only few hospitals of public sector performing,he claimed.
Peripharyngeal tissue deformation and stress distributions in response to caudal tracheal displacement: pivotal influence of the hyoid bone?
One way by which obesity predisposes to OSA is through pharyngeal fat deposition, which increases peripharyngeal soft tissue pressure resulting in a narrower and more collapsible upper airway (UA) [1].
demonstrated the transmission of oscillatory pressure waves from the upper airway lumen to the peripharyngeal tissues and across the carotid artery wall to the lumen [119].
The parapharyngeal space has also been referred to in the literature as the lateral pharyngeal, peripharyngeal, pharyngomaxillary, pterygopharyngeal, pterygomandibular, and pharyngomasticatory space, and its boundaries have been described with more variation than those of any other space of the neck.
(5) Because of the direct connection with the periodontoid venous plexus, the pharyngovertebral veins may provide a hematogenous route for the transport of peripharyngeal septic exudates to the upper cervical spinal structures thus providing an anatomical explanation for the atlantoaxial hyperemia reported in Grisel's syndrome.
CKD patients are vulnerable to fluid overload which could contribute to pharyngeal narrowing by causing increased fluid volume in the neck and peripharyngeal structures.
1), the dissection and study of internal characters revealed morphological differences that made the identification of the species straightforward, including the musculature pattern on the right side of the body, presence of projections on the peripharyngeal groove, presence of secondary papillae on the pharynx, and size and position of the alimentary canal (Table 1).