pharyngeal bursa n.
A cystic remnant of the notochord sometimes found in the posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the lower end of the pharyngeal tonsil. Also called Luschka’s bursa.
- Pharyngeal calculus
pharyngeal calculus n. See pharyngolith.
[fuh-rin-jee-uh-lahyz, -juh-lahyz, far-uh n-jee-uh-lahyz] /fəˈrɪn dʒi əˌlaɪz, -dʒəˌlaɪz, ˌfær ənˈdʒi əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), pharyngealized, pharyngealizing. Phonetics. 1. to pronounce with coarticulation.
- Pharyngeal opening of auditory tube
pharyngeal opening of auditory tube n. An opening in the upper nasopharynx behind the posterior extremity of the inferior concha on each side.
noun 1. . noun, Embryology. 1. one of a series of rudimentary outcroppings of the inner pharyngeal wall, corresponding to the branchial grooves on the surface. pharyngeal pouch n. Any of the paired evaginations of embryonic pharyngeal endoderm that give rise to epithelial tissues and organs such as the thymus and thyroid glands. Also called […]