What does oropharynx mean?

Definitions for oropharynxˌɔr oʊˈfær ɪŋks, ˌoʊr-; -fəˈrɪn dʒiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oropharynx(noun)

    cavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth


  1. oropharynx(Noun)

    the oral part of the pharynx, reaching from the uvula to the level of the hyoid bone


  1. Oropharynx

    The Oropharynx reaches from the Uvula to the level of the hyoid bone. It opens anteriorly, through the isthmus faucium, into the mouth, while in its lateral wall, between the two palatine arches, is the palatine tonsil.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Oropharynx

    The middle portion of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth, inferior to the SOFT PALATE, and superior to the base of the tongue and EPIGLOTTIS. It has a digestive function as food passes from the mouth into the oropharynx before entering ESOPHAGUS.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oropharynx in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oropharynx in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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