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torus tubarius

noun torus tu·ba·ri·us \-t(y)ü-ˈber-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of torus tubarius

  1. :  a protrusion on the lateral wall of the nasopharynx marking the pharyngeal end of the cartilaginous part of the eustachian tube

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