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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The passage between the back of the mouth and the pharynx.

Usage examples (31)
  • Through the lowering of the pillars of the fauces, which is the same as raising the soft palate, the outflowing breath is divided into two parts.
  • With each moment the atrium was filled more and more; in corridors, called "fauces," voices were heard calling in various languages.
  • The Gracehoper feared he would mixplace his fauces.
  • Tickling the fauces with a feather may excite vomiting. for more
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