From the case: Pharynx: illustration

Modality: Diagram

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Used in the following article:

  • Nasopharynx - “ The nasopharynx forms the superior-most part of the pharynx, in continuity with the inferior oropharynx, and the posterior continuation of the ant...”
  • Oral cavity - “ The oral cavity is the most proximal portion of the aerodigestive tract, and is continuous posteriorly with the oropharynx.   Gross anatomy The ...”
  • Oropharynx - “ The oropharynx forms part of the pharynx, being the continuation of the oral cavity and nasopharynx superiorly, and the larynx and hypopharynx inf...”
  • Larynx - “ The larynx is an inferior continuation of the oropharynx. It extends from the epiglottis (namely the glossoepiglottic and pharyngoepiglottic folds...”
  • Nasal cavity - “ The nasal cavity forms part of the aerodigestive tract. Gross anatomy The nasal cavity is formed by 1: anteriorly: nasal aperture laterally: i...”
  • Subglottis - “ The subglottis is the anatomical region caudal to the true vocal cords and is a subsite of the larynx. The inferior arcuate line of the vocal cor...”
  • Hypopharynx - “ The hypopharynx or laryngopharynx forms the most inferior portion of the pharynx, being the continuation of the oropharynx superiorly and both the...”
  • Pharynx - “ The pharynx is the superior dilated part of the alimentary tract that connects the nasal and oral cavities to the oesophagus. Gross anatomy It i...”

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