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Nasopharynx MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nasopharynx
Tree Number(s)
A04.623.557
A14.724.557
Unique ID
D009305
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009305
Annotation
inflammation = NASOPHARYNGITIS
Scope Note
The top portion of the pharynx situated posterior to the nose and superior to the SOFT PALATE. The nasopharynx is the posterior extension of the nasal cavities and has a respiratory function.
Entry Term(s)
Choanae
Nasopharynges
Nasopharynxes
Rhinopharynges
Rhinopharynx
Rhinopharynxes
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Nasopharynx Preferred
Choanae Narrower
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