pharyngeal bursa


A cystic remnant of the notochord sometimes found in the posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the lower end of the pharyngeal tonsil.Luschka's bursa

Nearby words

  1. pharyng-,
  2. pharyngal,
  3. pharyngalgia,
  4. pharyngeal,
  5. pharyngeal arch,
  6. pharyngeal calculus,
  7. pharyngeal opening of auditory tube,
  8. pharyngeal reflex,
  9. pharyngeal tonsil,
  10. pharyngeal vein

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