The portion of the gut between the mouth and the esophagus.
A sac of muscle and membranes at the back of the mouth. At its posterior end is the entrance to the oesophagus; on its floor is the larynx.
Type: Term Pronunciation: far′ingks, fă-rin′jis, fă-rin′jēz Definitions: 1. The superior expanded portion of the alimentary tract, between the mouth and nasal cavities (superiorly and anteriorly) and the esophagus (inferiorly); consisting of nasopharynx, oropharynx, and laryngopharynx, the first two being shared wit...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=67795
the back part of the throat, into which the gill slits open Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
Cavity in the digestive tract just past the mouth itself. May be muscularized for sucking or swallowing in various animals.Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/glossary_7.html
Area at the back of the mouth and nose that connects them to the oesophagus (gullet).Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=p
Essentially the throat area between the voice box and the back of the nose behind the tongue. A floppy muscular tube.
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the throat; the tube connecting the back of the mouth and nose to the oesophagus and windpipe Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=P
The muscular tube lined with mucous membrane situated at the back of the mouth and nose. It leads to the gullet, and also communicates with the windpipe
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A muscular patch at the back of the mouthFound on http://www.generalandmedical.com/glossary/index_alpha_Results.html?mode=P
The part of the alimentary canal between the mouth and the oesophagus
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Pharynx: The hollow tube about 5 inches long that starts behind the nose and ends at the top of the trachea (windpipe) and esophagus (the tube that goes to the stomach).Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4863
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The part of the alimentary canal between the cavity of the mouth and the esophagus. It has one or two external openings through the nose in the higher vertebrates, and later...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/70
<anatomy> The cavity at the back of the mouth. It is cone shaped and has an average length of 76 mm and is lined with mucous membrane. The pharynx opens into the oesophagus at the lower end. ... (27 Sep 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(far´inks) the musculomembranous cavity, about 12.5 cm (5 inches) long, behind the nasal cavities, mouth, and larynx, communicating with them and with the esophagus.The pharynx may be divided into three areas: the nasopharynx above; the oropharynx in the middle, behind the mouth; and the laryngopharynx below. The nasopharynx...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) The part of the alimentary canal between the cavity of the mouth and the esophagus. It has one or two external openings through the nose in the higher vertebrates, and lateral branchial openings in fishes and some amphibias.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/pharynx/
cone-shaped passageway leading from the oral and nasal cavities in the head to the esophagus and larynx. The pharynx chamber serves both respiratory ... [14 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/54
The pharynx is a region of the alimentary canal following the buccal cavity.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BP.HTM
The pharynx is the upper portion of the airway and the digestive tract. It connects with openings into four general areas: the mouth cavity (at the back of the tongue), the nasal cavity, the larynx (which leads to the trachea), and the esophagus. In swallowing, the nasal part of the pharynx, the larynx, and the mouth cavity cooperate to shut off th...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EP.HTM
A fibromuscular passageway, commonly called the throat, that extends from the base of the skull to the level of the sixth cervical vertebra. It serves both the respiratory system and the digestive system by receiving air from the nasal cavity and air, food, and water from the oral cavity. Anatomy...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/P/pharynx.html
pharynx (fâr'ingks) , area of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts which lies between the mouth and the esophagus. In humans, the pharynx is a cone-shaped tube about 4 1/2 in. (11.43 cm) long. At its upper end, it is continuous with the mouth and nasal passages, and connects with the...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0838705.html
Muscular cavity behind the nose and mouth, extending downwards from the base of the skull. Its walls are made of muscle strengthened with a fibrous layer and lined with mucous membrane. The internal nostrils lead backwards into the pharynx, which continues downwards into the oesophagus and (through the epiglottis) into the windpipe. On each side, a...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0012399.html
part of the gut immediately behind the mouth cavity, which in fishes is usually muscular and armed with teeth to crush and cut up food items.Found on http://www.seafriends.org.nz/books/glossary.htm
Area extending from the rear of the mouth and nasal passages to the larynx and esophagus.Found on http://www.thehorse.com/Glossary.xhtml?L=P
Greek = throat; adjective - pharyngeal.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
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