— called also
arch of the fauces, palatine arch
Share pillar of the fauces
pillar of the fauces
pillar of the fornix
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“Pillar of the fauces.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pillar%20of%20the%20fauces. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.
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