pharyngopalatine love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as palatopharyngeal.


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  • The Pharyngopalatinus (Palatopharyngeus) is a long, fleshy fasciculus narrower in the middle than at either end, forming, with the mucous membrane covering its surface, the pharyngopalatine arch.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2b. The Fauces

  • The Palatine Tonsils (tonsillæ palatinæ tonsil) are two prominent masses situated one on either side between the glossopalatine and pharyngopalatine arches.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2b. The Fauces

  • The pharyngopalatine arch (arcus pharyngopalatinus; posterior pillar of fauces) is larger and projects farther toward the middle line than the anterior; it runs downward, lateralward, and backward to the side of the pharynx, and is formed by the projection of the Pharyngopalatinus, covered by mucous membrane.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2b. The Fauces

  • She also had palatomyoclonus, seen as rhythmic, involuntary contractions of the soft palate and pharyngopalatine arch (one to two cycles per second) (

    New England Journal of Medicine


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