oropharynx

oropharynx (or´o-far´ingks)

The portion of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth; it is continuous above with the nasopharynx via the pharyngeal isthmus and below with the laryngopharynx.pars oralis pharyngis [NA], oral part of pharynx, oral pharynx; [L. os (or-), mouth]

 

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