Definition of Fauces

Fauces n.pl. means: The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.

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Fauces n.pl. means: The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.

Meaning of Fauces

Fauces (n.pl.) means: The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.

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Fauces (n.pl.): The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.

Faucal (a.): Pertaining to the fauces, or opening of the throat; faucial; esp., (Phon.) produced in the fauces, as certain deep guttural sounds found in the Semitic and some other languages.

Faux (n.): See Fauces.

Fauces (pl. ): of Faux

Faucial (a.): Pertaining to the fauces; pharyngeal.

Fauces (n.pl.): The throat of a calyx, corolla, etc.

Fauces (n.pl.): That portion of the interior of a spiral shell which can be seen by looking into the aperture.

Throat (n.): Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; -- sometimes restricted to the fauces.

Throat (n.): The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces.

Tonsil (n.): One of the two glandular organs situated in the throat at the sides of the fauces. The tonsils are sometimes called the almonds, from their shape.

Thirst (n.): To feel thirst; to experience a painful or uneasy sensation of the throat or fauces, as for want of drink.

Thrush (n.): An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called aphthae. See Aphthae.

Yawn (n.): An involuntary act, excited by drowsiness, etc., consisting of a deep and long inspiration following several successive attempts at inspiration, the mouth, fauces, etc., being wide open.

Quinsy (n.): An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey.

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Meaning of Fauces

Fauces means: The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces. On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.

Meaning of Faucal

Faucal means: Pertaining to the fauces, or opening of the throat; faucial; esp., (Phon.) produced in the fauces, as certain deep guttural sounds found in the Semitic and some other languages.

Meaning of Faux

Faux means: See Fauces.

Meaning of Fauces

Fauces means: of Faux

Meaning of Faucial

Faucial means: Pertaining to the fauces; pharyngeal.

Meaning of Fauces

Fauces means: The throat of a calyx, corolla, etc.

Meaning of Fauces

Fauces means: That portion of the interior of a spiral shell which can be seen by looking into the aperture.

Meaning of Throat

Throat means: Hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx; -- sometimes restricted to the fauces.

Meaning of Throat

Throat means: The orifice of a tubular organ; the outer end of the tube of a monopetalous corolla; the faux, or fauces.

Meaning of Tonsil

Tonsil means: One of the two glandular organs situated in the throat at the sides of the fauces. The tonsils are sometimes called the almonds, from their shape.

Meaning of Thirst

Thirst means: To feel thirst; to experience a painful or uneasy sensation of the throat or fauces, as for want of drink.

Meaning of Thrush

Thrush means: An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called aphthae. See Aphthae.

Meaning of Yawn

Yawn means: An involuntary act, excited by drowsiness, etc., consisting of a deep and long inspiration following several successive attempts at inspiration, the mouth, fauces, etc., being wide open.

Meaning of Quinsy

Quinsy means: An inflammation of the throat, or parts adjacent, especially of the fauces or tonsils, attended by considerable swelling, painful and impeded deglutition, and accompanied by inflammatory fever. It sometimes creates danger of suffocation; -- called also squinancy, and squinzey.

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