This organ is fibromuscular and somewhat funnel-shaped…
The pharynx is _________ and somewhat ______-shaped
The pharynx is a common chamber of ____ and _____ systems
The pharynx extends from the base of the skull to the inferior border of the cricoid cartilage, where it becomes continuous with the _________.
The pharynx has ____ and _____ walls.
The _______ wall is incomplete and it communicates anteriorly with the nasal cavity, oral cavity, and larynx.
Lateral and posterior
The _______ is entirely respiratory in function.
The Nasopharynx extends from the base of the skull to the ______ ________.
The nasopharynx communicates anteriorly with the nasal cavity via ________ (posterior nasal apertures)
The pharyngeal tonsil is a collection of _____ tissue located in the roof of the nasopharynx.
Pharyngeal opening of auditory tube:
- Located in _____ wall of nasopharynx
- Medial end of cartilage of auditory tube elevates mucosa (_____ ________)
- mucosal fold that extends downward from posterior limb of torus tubarius
- ends in pharyngeal wall
- covers __________ muscle
-Mucosal elevation inferior to pharyngeal opening of auditory tube caused by levator veli palatini
-collection of lymphoid tissue around pharyngeal opening of auditory tube
The oropharynx extends from the ___ _____ to the superior border of the ______.
The oropharynx communicates anteriorly with the oral cavity via the _________ _________.