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Descriptor English:   Oropharynx 
Descriptor Spanish:   Orofaringe 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Orofaringe 
Synonyms English:   Oropharynxs  
Tree Number:   A04.623.603
A14.724.603
Definition English:   The middle portion of the pharynx that lies posterior to the mouth, inferior to the SOFT PALATE, and superior to the base of the tongue and EPIGLOTTIS. It has a digestive function as food passes from the mouth into the oropharynx before entering ESOPHAGUS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   inflammation: index under PHARYNGITIS & do not bother to coordinate with OROPHARYNX (NIM) unless particularly discussed
History Note English:   79 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   10138 
Unique Identifier:   D009960 

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