Development, Anatomy, and Physiology of the Pharynx
The pharynx plays an essential role in deglutition. It is a highly complex common cavity for swallowing and respiration and serves a vital function in the fundamental separation of food passage and air exchange. A thorough understanding of pharyngeal anatomy and physiology is essential to understand swallowing.
KeywordsPharynx Nasopharynx Oropharynx Hypopharynx Anatomy Physiology Embryology
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