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noun pl but singular or pl in constr fau·ces \ˈf-ˌsēz\

Definition of FAUCES

:  the narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue—called also isthmus of the fauces
fau·cial \ˈf-shəl\ adjective
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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