The tonsils lie between two folds, the pillars of the fauces, connected with the soft palate.
fauces, the passage from the atrium to the peristyle in a Roman house.
It acts in a few minutes and its effect may be hastened by giving tepid water or tickling the fauces.
The throat and fauces were only slightly reddened, the tongue was furred.
If situated far back on the dorsum, it spreads on to the epiglottis, the pillars of the fauces, and the tonsil.
The walls of the fauces are ornamented in an unusual manner.
The sense of taste is located chiefly in the tongue, but may also be referred even to the regions of the fauces.
The vestibule and fauces have been mentioned previously (p. 249).
They often crawl into the fauces, noses, and stomachs of human beings, where they produce dreadful sufferings and even death.
Hence the fauces should be freely sprayed with a 5% solution of cocaine.
fauces fau·ces (fô'sēz')
The passage from the back of the mouth to the pharynx, bounded by the soft palate, the base of the tongue, and the palatine arches.