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pharyngotympanic

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  • adj. Relating to, or connecting, the pharynx and eardrum.

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pharyngo- +‎ tympanic

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  • Slide 15: The Nasopharynx  Superior to the point where food enters  Only an air passageway  Closed off during swallowing  Pharyngeal tonsil (adenoids)  Located on posterior wall  Destroys entering pathogens  Contains the opening to the pharyngotympanic tube (auditory tube)  Tubal tonsil  Provides some protection from infection Copyright © 2008

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