torus tubarius

noun
torus tu·​ba·​ri·​us | \ -t(y)ü-ˈber-ē-əs How to pronounce torus tubarius (audio) \

Medical Definition of torus tubarius

: 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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“Torus tubarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/torus%20tubarius. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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