Flashcards in Oropharynx Deck (12):
What is the superior boundary of the oropharynx?
The Soft Palate
What is the inferior boundary of the oropharynx?
Superior border of the epiglottis
What is the anterior boundary of the oropharynx?
The Palatoglossal Fold
What is the posterior boundary of the oropharynx?
The Posterior Wall of the Pharynx
The oropharynx lies at what vertebral levels?
C2 and C3
Through that does the oral cavity communicate with the oropharynx?
What important structures are found within the oropharynx?
What muscle is found deep to the Palatoglossal Fold?
What muscle is found deep to the Palatopharyngeal Fold?
What is the space between the two folds called?
T/F: The palatine tonsils are the most frequently removed tonsil?