Learning Objectives

After reading this post you will know

  • The extent and subdivisions of pharynx.
  • Features of nasopharynx, oropharynx and laryngopharynx.
  • Muscles of pharynx and their nerve supply.
  • Nerve supply of pharynx.
  • Gag reflex.

Extent and subdivisions of Pharynx

extent and subdivisions of Pharynx


Features of Nasopharynx, Oropharynx and Laryngopharynx

Features of Nasopharynx, oropharynx and laryngopharynx


Muscles, Nerve Supply of Pharynx and Structures Passing Through the Gap Between Muscles


muscles and nerve supply of pharynx, structures passing between constrictors of pharynx

Passavant’s Ridge, Killian’s dehiscence and Gag reflex

Passavant's Ridge, Killian's dehiscence and Gag reflex

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2 thoughts on “Pharynx

  1. Devanshu singh says:

    Mam, in the sensory nerve supply of laryngopharynx it is written by internal pharyngeal nerve , shouldn’t it be internal laryngeal nerve?


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