Oropharynx

"Oropharynx" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Oropharynx" by people in this website by year, and whether "Oropharynx" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1994 and 1996 and 1998 and 2004 and 2005 and 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2016 and 2017 and 2021
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