noun, plural fau·ces.
- Anatomy. the cavity at the back of the mouth, leading into the pharynx.
- a vestibule of an ancient Roman house.
noun plural -ces
- anatomy the area between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, including the surrounding tissues
- Of or relating to the fauces.
- The passage from the back of the mouth to the pharynx, bounded by the soft palate, the base of the tongue, and the palatine arches.