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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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