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Medical Term:

pharyngeal recess

 

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

Synonym(s): recessus pharyngeusTA, recessus infundibuliformis, Rosenmüller fossa, Rosenmüller recess

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