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Definitions of fauces:

part of speech: noun plural

Canal connecting pharynx and mouth.

part of speech: noun plural

The space between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx.

Usage examples for fauces:

  • There was a narrow passage between the atrium and the peristylium; this was called the fauces "Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion", G. A. Henty
  • As owing to this continuity of structure, visible between the head and spine, we may infer the liability which the affections of the one region have to pass into and implicate the other, so likewise by that continuity apparent between all compartments of the face, fauces oesophagus, and larynx, we may estimate how the pathological condition of the one region will concern the others. "Surgical Anatomy", Joseph Maclise

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