[ păs′ə-vănts′ ]
A prominence on the posterior wall of the nasal pharynx formed by contraction of the superior constrictor of the pharynx during swallowing.
What’s The #’s Real Name?How do we currently use the # symbol? On Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, you tag your friends with the @ symbol and you tag topics with the #. If you see something that says “#WordoftheDay,” the tweet or post has something to do with Word of the Day. And, once you click on that marked topic, you’ll likely see all public posts about it. It’s a …
Why Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Was Pure PoetryKing uses anaphora to highlight the difference between how things are and how he hopes they will be. But, what's anaphora?
- proper adjective,
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- proper function,
- proper noun,
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- proper plantar digital nerve,
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