[faw-seez] /ˈfɔ siz/
noun, plural fauces.
Anatomy. the cavity at the back of the mouth, leading into the pharynx.
a vestibule of an ancient Roman house.
noun (pl) -ces
(anatomy) the area between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, including the surrounding tissues
faucial fau·cial (fô’shəl) or fau·cal (-kəl)
Of or relating to the fauces.
fauces fau·ces (fô’sēz’)
The passage from the back of the mouth to the pharynx, bounded by the soft palate, the base of the tongue, and the palatine arches.
- Faucial tonsil
faucial tonsil n. See tonsil.
faucitis fau·ci·tis (fô-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the fauces.
[fah-th er-land] /ˈfɑ ðərˌlænd/ noun 1. one’s native country. 2. the of one’s ancestors. /ˈfɑːðəˌlænd/ noun 1. a person’s native country 2. the country of a person’s ancestors n. 1620s, from father (n.) + land (n.). In modern use often a loan-translation of German Vaterland, itself a loan-translation of Latin patria (terra), literally “father’s land.” […]
[fah-th er-in-law] /ˈfɑ ðər ɪnˌlɔ/ noun, plural fathers-in-law. 1. the of one’s husband or wife. noun (pl) fathers-in-law 1. the father of one’s wife or husband