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Glossary: oropharynx, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

oropharynx

(OR-oh-FAYR-inx)

The part of the throat at the back of the mouth behind the oral cavity. It includes the back third of the tongue, the soft palate, the side and back walls of the throat, and the tonsils.

2009-05-04

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