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What is the communication between the pharynx and the nasal cavity known as?



A. Aditus
B. Auditory tube
C. Choanae
D. Fauces
E. Piriform recess
Asked by David, Last updated: Jan 22, 2020

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Bobby Rickets

Bobby Rickets, Content Reviewer

Answered Jan 25, 2019

The correct answer is answer C, choanae. For those who don’t know, the pharynx is the tube/cavity that connects your mouth and nose to the esophagus and gets food, spit, mucus, etc. down...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Choanae-the choanae are the opening at the posterior border of the nasal cavity that allow the nasal cavity to communicate with the nasopharynx. the aditus is the laryngeal inlet - this is the space...Read More
 

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