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Definition: 'Pharyngeal Recess'

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pharyngeal recess

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a slitlike depression in the lateral membranous (nonmuscular) pharyngeal wall extending posterior to the opening of the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube.

Synonyms: recessus pharyngeus, recessus infundibuliformis, Rosenmüller fossa, Rosenmüller recess

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