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Definition of Oropharynx

Oropharynx: The part of the throat that is at the back of the mouth, in contrast to the nasopharynx (the part of the throat that is behind the nose).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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