Medical Definition of Isthmus of fauces

1. The constricted and short space which establishes the connection between the cavity of the mouth and the oro-pharynx, bounded anteriorly by the palatoglossal folds and posteriorly by the palatopharyngeal folds; the lateral well is the tonsillar fossa. Synonym: isthmus faucium. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isthmus Of Fauces

isthmus aortae
isthmus cartilaginis auris
isthmus faucium
isthmus glandulae thyroideae
isthmus meatus acustici externi
isthmus of His
isthmus of aorta
isthmus of auditory tube
isthmus of cartilage of ear
isthmus of eustachian tube
isthmus of external acoustic meatus
isthmus of fauces (current term)
isthmus of prostate
isthmus of thyroid
isthmus of uterine tube
isthmus of uterus
isthmus pharyngonasalis
isthmus prostatae
isthmus rhombencephali
isthmus tubae auditivae
isthmus tubae uterinae
isthmus uteri

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