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Oropharynx

Oropharynx
Food passes from the mouth to the oropharynx (back of the throat) to the esophagus.

Review Date: 2/13/2015
Reviewed By: Sumana Jothi MD, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, airway, voice, and swallowing disorders, clinical instructor UCSF Otolaryngology, NCHCS VA, SFVA, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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