The passage that leads from the cavities of the nose and mouth to the larynx (voice box) and esophagus. Air passes through the pharynx on the way to the lungs, and food enters the esophagus from the pharynx.
The lower part of the pharynx, extending from the upper tip of the epiglottis to the larynx and esophagus
The part of the pharynx between the soft palate and the epiglottis.
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