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Nasopharynx

Nasopharynx

(Science: anatomy) The portion of the pharynx extending from the posterior nares to the level of the soft palate.

Found at the back of the mouth. It carries air from nasal chamber or space above palate in to trachia. It is an oppening that apears somewhat round at thte back of the mouth.


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... if someone could help me with this question: Are there any morphological differences between the lower part of the respiratory tract and the nasopharynx? Maybe they have different epithelia with crude or soft properties? I am standing the flexibility of the bacterial pili and i was wondering ...

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its a bit of everything...please help

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by clarence
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Topic: its a bit of everything...please help
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Spirilla

... And this definition: Spirillum minus , a species of uncertain status that is a normal parasite of the nasopharynx of rats and mice; it is the etiologic agent of the spirillary form of rat-bite fever. According to the Bergey's manual, 2 other genera are ...

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by vtech
Wed Apr 06, 2005 7:09 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
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Spirilla

... And this definition: Spirillum minus , a species of uncertain status that is a normal parasite of the nasopharynx of rats and mice; it is the etiologic agent of the spirillary form of rat-bite fever. According to the Bergey's manual, 2 other genera are ...

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