NASOPHARYNX

is a region of the pharynx which can be found above the level of the soft palate which is closed during speaking or swelling by raising the soft palate.

NASOPHARYNX: "Lying just above the pharynx is the nasopharynx. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NASOPHARYNX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nasopharynx/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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