Pharynx

Science / Biology / Pharynx: The passageway between the mouth and the esophagus and trachea. Food passes from the pharynx to the esophagus, and air passes from the pharynx to the trachea.

Oropharyngeal Airway

Health / First Aid / Oropharyngeal Airway: An airway adjunct placed in the mouth to help keep the pharynx open. MORE

Trachea

Science / Biology / Trachea: In insects and spiders, a series of tubes that carry air directly to cells for gas exchange; in humans, the air-conducting duct that leads from the pharynx to the lungs. MORE

Esophagus

Science / Biology / Esophagus: The muscular tube extending between and connecting the pharynx to the stomach. MORE

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