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The pharynx is a four to five-inch fibromuscular tube that conducts air from the nasal cavity to the larynx. It is divided into three anatomical regions.
An interactive demonstration of the Eustachian Tubes featuring the iconic GBS illustrations.
An interactive demonstration of the Epithelial Lining of the Pharynx (nasopharynx, oropharynx & laryngopharynx) featuring the iconic GBS illustrations.
The openings to the pharynx from the nose and mouth are protected by a ring of tonsils and other types of lymphoid tissue (Waldeyer’s ring).