vestibule of pharynx


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vestibule of pharynx

(1) Throat; fauces [NA6]. 
(2) Oropharynx; pars oralis pharyngis [NA6].
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vestibule of pharynx

The space surrounded by the soft palate, base of the tongue, and the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches.
See also: vestibule
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