fauces


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fauces

[′fȯ‚sēz]
(anatomy)
The passage in the throat between the soft palate and the base of the tongue.
(botany)
The throat of a calyx, corolla, or similar part.
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fauces

In the Roman house, passageways from the street to the atrium, or from the atrium to the peristyle.
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Considering this, we performed bacteriological investigation of the specimens from fauces, intestines contents and urine.
These are the fauces, base of the tongue, palate, uvula and posterior pharyngeal wall.
Sera el teatro una confrontacion de fauces, las de la platea y las del escenario?" (186).
The Mallampati classification score was 1 when the protruded tongue did not prevent visualization of the soft palate, fauces, uvula and tonsillar pillars.
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