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Medical Term:

muscles of pharynx

Definition

the outer circular muscular coat of the pharynx, consisting of the superior, middle, and inferior constrictor muscles, and the inner longitudinal muscular coat, consisting of palatopharyngeus and stylopharyngeus.

Synonym(s): musculi pharyngisTA

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