Dictionary » L » Levator cushion

Levator cushion

Levator cushion

The bulge in the lateral wall of the nasopharynx, below the opening of the auditory tube, produced by the levator veli palatini muscle.

Synonym: torus levatorius, levator swelling.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 597 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link