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1

What is the common pathway for food and air?

Pharynx

2

What is are the boarders of the pharynx?

Superior: Base of the skull
Inferior: Inferior Boarder of the Cricoid Cartilage (at the inferior boarder of the C6 vertebral body)

3

What is the relationship of the pharynx to the oral cavity, nasal cavity, and larynx?

Posterior

4

The pharynx is divided into what three parts?

1) Nasopharynx
2) Oropharynx
3) Laryngopharynx