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English Word:

fauces


English Pronunciation:

fau•ces


Noun / Plural:


⇨Etymology

Latin


⇨Definition

1. (Anatomy) The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.

2. (Botanical) The throat of a calyx, corolla, etc.

3. (Zoölogy) That portion of the interior of a spiral shell which can be seen by looking into the aperture.



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