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Definitions

  1. The pharynx is that part of the throat between the tonsils and the larynx, or voice box. (Web site)
  2. The pharynx is the part of the throat immediately behind the mouth. (Web site)
  3. The pharynx is lined with a mucus sheet, which traps the food particles, and cilia, which carry the mucus-wrapped food to the endostyle. (Web site)
  4. The pharynx is a wide muscular tube situated behind the nose, the mouth, and the larynx.
  5. The pharynx is part of the digestive system and respiratory system of many organisms. (Web site)

Fig

  1. In the nasal part of the pharynx (Fig. (Web site)

Section

  1. A section of the alimentary canal that is interposed between the pharynx and the stomach. (Web site)

Beginning

  1. The connection with the pharynx is broken, and the lobes are beginning to grow laterad.

Teeth

  1. The skull protects the brain and sense capsules, houses the teeth and tongue, and contains the entrance to the pharynx.

Roof

  1. The lips, gums, teeth, roof of the mouth, tongue, and pharynx are inspected.

Drainage

  1. Small cilia (hairlike projections) cover it to aid the drainage of mucous secretions from the middle ear to the pharynx. (Web site)

Dorsal Surface

  1. It is found in the highest amounts on the dorsal surface of the tongue and the pharynx (throat). (Web site)

Middle Constrictor

  1. G. Middle constrictor of pharynx.

Pharyngeal Branch

  1. The pharyngeal branch travels between the internal and external carotid arteries and enters the pharynx at the upper border of the middle constrictor muscle. (Web site)

Endodermal Pharynx

  1. A hollow lung bud grows off the floor of the endodermal pharynx, just caudal (tailward) to the pharyngeal pouches and in the midline.

Inferior Constrictor Muscle

  1. At first, the nerve lies on the inferior constrictor muscle of the pharynx, and then it pierces and supplies it and the cricothyroid muscle.

Ascending Pharyngeal Artery

  1. Ascending pharyngeal artery: Arises medially and ascends on the pharynx, prevertebral muscles, middle ear, and cranial meninges.
  2. Identify the ascending pharyngeal artery (a branch of the external carotid) distributing to the dorsal wall of the pharynx. (Web site)

Acute Rheumatic Fever

  1. Acute rheumatic fever occurs two to four weeks after group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection of the pharynx. (Web site)

Triradiate Pharynx

  1. Various other features are found in the group, for instance, tardigrades, pycnogonids and roundworms have a triradiate pharynx.

Parasite

  1. Liver fluke, a trematode liver parasite - helminth (Fasciola spp.) Mouth and pharynx of the adult liver fluke. (Web site)

Irritation

  1. Symptoms may include irritation of the nares and pharynx, epistaxis, cough, and a metallic taste. (Web site)

Tetrapods

  1. In tetrapods, the pharynx is much shorter, and the esophagus correspondingly longer, than in fish. (Web site)

Nerves

  1. Muscles of the pharynx, viewed from behind, together with the associated vessels and nerves. (Web site)
  2. All three constrictors are supplied by the pharyngeal plexus of nerves that lies on the lateral wall of he pharynx, mainly on the middle constrictor.

Front

  1. The middle ear of tetrapods is homologous with the spiracle of fishes, an opening from the pharynx to the side of the head in front of the main gill slits. (Web site)

Curtain

  1. The soft palate forms a curtain between the mouth and the throat, or pharynx, to the rear. (Web site)

Embryo

  1. F IG. 42– Floor of pharynx of embryo shown in Fig. (Web site)

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Continuous

  1. The esophagus is continuous with the laryngeal part of the pharynx at the level of the C6 vertebra. (Web site)
  2. Midway in the fourth week this membrane ruptures, making continuous the primitive ectodermal mouth and endodermal pharynx (throat).

Sides

  1. K12 was present on both sides of the pharynx but asymmetrically in both quantity and duration. (Web site)

Oral

  1. Candidiasis (oral): Yeast or fungal infection that occurs in the oral cavity or pharynx or both.
  2. The cavity of the pharynx may be subdivided from above downward into three parts: nasal, oral, and laryngeal (Fig. (Web site)

Humans

  1. An intermediate lobe also originates in the pharynx, but in humans it is greatly reduced in structure and function. (Web site)
  2. The movement of gas through the larynx, pharynx and mouth allows humans to speak, or phonate. (Web site)
  3. Taste buds in humans are found in the epithelia of the tongue, palate, and pharynx. (Web site)

Air

  1. It is filled with air, which is conveyed to it from the nasal part of the pharynx through the auditory tube. (Web site)

Passage

  1. The oxygen travels through the nose to the pharynx and enter the passage for air thereafter. (Web site)

Area

  1. Nasopharyngeal cancer is found in the area behind the nose and the upper section of the pharynx, the area just behind the mouth. (Web site)
  2. Oropharyngeal cancer is found on the back one-third of the tongue, the upper section of the pharynx, and the area around the tonsils. (Web site)

Cheek

  1. Muscles of the pharynx and cheek.

Blood

  1. In some species the pharynx secretes enzymes that digest the host's skin, allowing the parasite to feed on blood and cellular debris. (Web site)

Lower Portion

  1. The upper portion of the larynx and lower portion of the pharynx are also found in the front part of this space. (Web site)
  2. Its lower portion, which hangs like a curtain between the mouth and pharynx is termed the palatine velum. (Web site)

Barium

  1. The pharynx and esophagus are made visible on x-ray film by a liquid suspension called barium.
  2. An x-ray examination that evaluates only the pharynx and esophagus is called a barium swallow. (Web site)

Digestive System

  1. An earthworm 's digestive system consists of a mouth, pharynx, esophagus, crop, gizzard, and intestine.

Cancers

  1. Smoking is also the leading cause of cancers of the larynx, mouth, pharynx, esophagus, and bladder.
  2. Nearly 50 percent of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, and larynx are associated with heavy drinking. (Web site)

Palate

  1. The postsynaptic parasymp and symp fibers pass to the lacrimal gland and the glands of the nasal cavity, palate, and upper pharynx.
  2. Its upper border is attached to the posterior margin of the hard palate, and its sides are blended with the pharynx. (Web site)
  3. A system of chambers above the hard palate of mammals through which air passes from the nostril s to the pharynx and on to the lungs.

Mucus

  1. The cilia embedded in the mucous membrane wave constantly, creating a current of mucus that propels the particles out of the nose or downward to the pharynx. (Web site)
  2. Food particles are trapped by mucus produced by the pharynx, and then transported toward the oesophagus. (Web site)

Nasal Passages

  1. Whooping cough is caused by bacteria that infect the top of the throat (pharynx) where it meets the nasal passages.
  2. Upon infection, CHV particles first attack the nasal passages, pharynx, and tonsils of young pups. (Web site)

Vagus

  1. Nucleus ambiguus (and surrounding cells) - Axons from these cells project via the vagus to the heart, lungs, and pharynx. (Web site)

Vagus Nerve

  1. Cranial nerve X (vagus nerve), which is activated when the pharynx is irritated, leading to a gag reflex. (Web site)

Strep Throat

  1. Streptococcal sore throat, or strep throat, as it is more commonly called, is a bacterial infection of the mucous membranes lining the throat or pharynx. (Web site)
  2. Strep throat refers to acute pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx) due to infection with Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus bacteria.

Bronchi

  1. The air passages from the nose to the pulmonary alveoli, including the pharynx, larynx, trachea, and bronchi. (Web site)

Neural Crest

  1. The thyroid gland develops from two distinct embryological structures: the primitive pharynx and the neural crest. (Web site)

Neck

  1. He pointed out that this herb could be used to treat hematuria, edema and pain of the pharynx, heat and edema of the neck, tumors and trauma. (Web site)

Tonsillar

  1. Upper part of pharynx, Palatine, tonsillar. (Web site)
  2. Pharynx, lower jaw, lip, Inferior palatine, tonsillar. (Web site)

Posterior Wall

  1. It may also cause an accumulation of blood behind the posterior wall of the pharynx, pushing it forward. (Web site)
  2. Any infection on the posterior wall of the pharynx could be spread to the retropharyngeal space. (Web site)

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  2. Humans > Medicine > Anatomy > Esophagus
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  5. Trachea

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