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pharyngeal bursa

pharyngeal bursa in Medicine

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.

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