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Medical Term:

pharyngeal opening of pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube

Definition

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

Synonym(s): ostium pharyngeum tubae auditivaeTA, ostium pharyngeum tubae auditoriae, pharyngeal opening of eustachian tube

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