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The passage in the throat between the soft palate and the base of the tongue.
The throat of a calyx, corolla, or similar part.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
In the Roman house, passageways from the street to the atrium, or from the atrium to the peristyle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.