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Medical Term:

torus tubarius

 

Definition: a ridge in the nasopharyngeal wall posterior to the opening of the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube, caused by the projection of the cartilaginous portion of this tube.

Synonym(s): eustachian cushion, tubal prominence

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