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Upper Respiratory

What is the common term for the Pharynx? Throat
What system does the Pharynx serve? Respiratory and Digestive
What are the 3 subdivisions of the Pharynx? 1. Nasopharynx; 2. Oropharynx; 3. Laryngopharynx
What is the function of the Nasopharynx? RECEIVES Auditory Tubes and contains Pharyngeal Tonsils
What is another name for the Pharyngeal Tonsils? Adenoids
What are Pharyngeal Tonsils? Lymphoid Tissue screening bacteria
Where is the Nasopharynx located? POSTERIOR to the Soft Palette & SUPERIOR to the Oropharynx
What is the function of the Oropharynx? contains Palatine an Lingual Tonsils
Where is the Oropharynx located? POSTERIOR to the mouth & between the Naso and Laryngeal Pharynges
Where is the Lingual Pharynx located? from Hyoid to Epiglottis
Created by: kristel387