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 ]

Synonyms: oral part of pharynx

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

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 related synonym

pars oralis pharyngis

mesopharynx

has relational adjective

oropharyngeal

id

UBERON:0001729