faucial






noun, plural fau·ces.

  1. Anatomy. the cavity at the back of the mouth, leading into the pharynx.
  2. a vestibule of an ancient Roman house.

noun plural -ces

  1. anatomy the area between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, including the surrounding tissues

adj.

  1. Of or relating to the fauces.

pl.n.

  1. 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.

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