cartilaginous part of pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube
Definition: that portion of the auditory tube that is supported by cartilage; it continues anteromedially from the osseous part to open into the nasopharynx.
Synonym(s): pars cartilaginea tubae auditivaeTA, pars cartilaginea tubae auditoriae
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