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.

fauces

In the Roman house, passageways from the street to the atrium, or from the atrium to the peristyle.