sinus of Morgagni

noun

sinus of Mor·​ga·​gni -mȯr-ˈgän-yē How to pronounce sinus of Morgagni (audio)
: a space at the upper back part of each side of the pharynx where the walls are deficient in muscular fibers between the upper border of the superior constrictor and the base of the skull and closed only by the aponeurosis of the pharynx

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“Sinus of Morgagni.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sinus%20of%20Morgagni. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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