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Descriptions of Nasopharynx

Nasopharynx: The upper part of the throat behind the nose. An opening on each side of the nasopharynx leads into the ear.
Source: National Institute of Health

Nasopharynx: cavity forming the upper part of the pharynx
Source: WordNet 2.1

Nasopharynx : region of the body in the respiratory system between the nose and the pharynx at the level of the soft palate, including the nasopharynx, which is nasal part of the pharynx above the level of the soft palate.
Source: CRISP

Nasopharynx : The nasal part of the pharynx, lying above the level of the soft palate.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Nasopharynx : The part of the pharynx above the soft palate.

Summary Information: Nasopharynx

Nasopharynx: Upper section of the throat (pharynx) connecting to the nasal cavity.

Condition count: 0

Organ types: Throat (44)

Related organs: pharynx (44), oropharynx, laryngopharynx

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