pharynx



pharynx defined in 1951 year

pharynx - pharynx;
pharynx - (1) Part of vertebrate gut between mouth and oesophagus into which open glottis in tetrapods, and gill-slits in fish. In man and other mammals, throat and back of nose; partly divided by soft palate into upper (nasal) section and lower (oral or throat) section. Contains sensory receptors setting off swallowing reflex. (2) Part of gut into which gill-slits open internally in ascid-ians and amphioxus.

near pharynx in Knolik


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letter "P"
start from "PH"
phasianus colchicus

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