nasopharynx

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nasopharynx

[¦nā·zō′far·iŋks]
(anatomy)
The space behind the posterior nasal orifices, above a horizontal plane through the lower margin of the palate.
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The rhinopharynx and nasopharynx were involved, which is uncommon in this disease, and palpable cervical lymph nodes were present.