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Medical Term:

pharyngeal tubercle (of basilar part of occipital bone)


a projection from the undersurface of the basilar portion of the occipital bone, giving attachment to the fibrous raphe of the pharynx.

Synonym(s): tuberculum pharyngeum (partis basilaris ossis occipitalis)TA

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