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A hollow muscular tube, lined with mucous membrane, about 12cm long and extending from behind the nose to the beginning of the trachea and oesophagus. It is divided into nasopharynx, laryngopharynx, and oropharynx.


Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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