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fauces

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction fau·ces \ˈfȯ-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of fauces

  1. :  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

faucial \ˈfȯ-shəl\play adjective



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