Pronunciation: (NAY-zoh-FAYR-inx)

The upper part of the throat behind the nose. An opening on each side of the nasopharynx leads into the ear.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Anatomy of the pharynx (throat). The three parts of the pharynx are the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx.

Date last modified: 2014-10-28Nasopharyngeal Cancer TreatmentCáncer de nasofaringe: Tratamiento