Anatomy. the cavity at the back of the mouth, leading into the pharynx.
a vestibule of an ancient Roman house.
- fau·cial [faw-shuhl], /ˈfɔ ʃəl/, adjective
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How to use fauces in a sentence
This state of the buccal and faucial membrane continues throughout the disease.
They are often associated with enlargement of the faucial tonsils.
British Dictionary definitions for fauces
anatomy the area between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, including the surrounding tissues
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