pharyngeal bursa

Medical Dictionary

pharyngeal bursa n.
A cystic remnant of the notochord sometimes found in the posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the lower end of the pharyngeal tonsil. Also called Luschka's bursa.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: pharyngeal arch
Next Definition: pharyngeal calculus
Words Near: pharyngeal bursa
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for pharyngeal bursa
More from
Search for articles containing pharyngeal bursa Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature