The portion of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the upper edge of the epiglottis. [ MP : 0002252 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/cwg ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The portion of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the upper edge of the epiglottis.
depicted by
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4a/Illu_pharynx.jpg
external definition
  • One of the three anatomic divisions of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth and is continuous above with the nasopharynx and below with the laryngopharynx. It extends behind the mouth from the soft palate above to the level of the hyoid bone below and contains the palatine and lingual tonsils. [TFD][VHOG]
has exact synonym
  • oral part of pharynx
has related synonym
  • pars oralis pharyngis
  • mesopharynx
has relational adjective
  • oropharyngeal
id
  • UBERON:0001729