fauces

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

Definition of fauces

:the narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx between the soft palate and the base of the tongue

faucial

play \ˈfȯ-shəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of fauces

Latin, plural, throat, fauces


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fauces

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

medical 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

faucial

play \ˈfȯ-shəl\ adjective

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