Fauces

Definition of Fauces

Fau´ces
n. pl.1.(Anat.) The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; - called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.
2.(Bot.) The throat of a calyx, corolla, etc.
3.(Zool.) That portion of the interior of a spiral shell which can be seen by looking into the aperture.

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passage, passageway
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