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Definition: 'Pharyngeal Opening Of Pharyngotympanic (auditory) Tube'

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pharyngeal opening of pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. an opening in the upper part of the nasopharynx about 1.2 cm behind the posterior extremity of the inferior concha on each side.

Synonyms: ostium pharyngeum tubae auditivae, ostium pharyngeum tubae auditoriae, pharyngeal opening of eustachian tube



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