nasopharynx

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.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the pharynx (throat). The three parts of the pharynx are the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx.Anatomía de la faringe (garganta). Las tres partes de la faringe son la nasofaringe, la orofaringe y la hipofaringe. Date last modified: 2014-10-28Nasopharyngeal Cancer TreatmentCáncer de nasofaringe: Tratamiento