noun, plural fau·ces.
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Origin of fauces
OTHER WORDS FROM faucesfau·cial [faw-shuh l] /ˈfɔ ʃəl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fauces
The pillars of the fauces must necessarily be relaxed by this action of the soft palate.How to Sing|Lilli Lehmann
A channel from the fauces to the middle ear, named from Eustachius, who first described it.
The tonsils are enlarged, and project so that they obstruct the isthmus of the fauces, sometimes even meeting in the middle line.
Inclination to take deep inspirations with hollow feeling in the chest, later with contraction in the fauces and chest.
By the time the patient seeks advice it has usually implicated the fauces, soft palate, and pharyngeal wall as well as the tonsil.