Pharynx – Anatomy, Physiology, Pain, Pathologies

Pharynx – Anatomy, Physiology, Pain, Pathologies

The pharynx (from the Greek pharugks, throat), is considered the crossroads between the airways (from the nasal cavity to the larynx) and the digestive tract (from the oral cavity to the esophagus). Anatomy of the pharynx Structure. The pharynx is a muscular and membranous duct subdivided into three segments: Presence of tonsilles. Known as tonsils,…