The pharynx, or throat, is the passageway leading from the mouth and nose to the esophagus and larynx. The pharynx permits the passage of swallowed solids and liquids
The cavity of the mouth is placed at the commencement of the digestive tube (Fig. 994); it is a nearly oval-shaped cavity which consists of two parts: an outer
In biological anatomy, commonly referred to as the mouth, under formal names such as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through
The pharynx (plural: pharynges) is the part of the throat that is behind the mouth and nasal cavity and above the esophagus and the larynx, or the tubes going down to
Pharynx and Larynx. The PHARYNX is a fibromuscular tube which extends from the base of the skull to the lower border of the cricoid cartilage (at which point it
The functions of the digestive system are: Ingestion. Food must be placed into the mouth before it can be acted on; this is an active, voluntary process called ingestion.
The part of the pharynx seen through the mouth is called the oropharynx (Lat. os, or- = mouth). The lingula is hanging down from its frontal edge.
Pictures of harry tongue, lip cancer, tonsillitis, oral herpes, tongue cancer, throat and mouth ulcers, oral cancer, salivary galand stones pictures and other disease
Figures from Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, show hospital admissions among men for alcohol-related cancers of the lip, mouth and pharynx (part of the throat
Page 2 of 2 Tongue hold (Masako Maneuver): Helps strengthen tongue muscles needed for swallowing. Swallow while holding your tongue tip 3/4 of an