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4.4.12 Muscles of the cheek and lips


Now let’s review what we’ve seen of the upper part of the air passage.

Here are the nostrils or anterior nares, the columella, the lateral cartilage, the alar cartilage, the septal cartilage, the nasal vestibule, and the olfactory area.

Here are the conchae again, superior, middle, and inferior. Here’s the nasopharynx, with the torus tubarius, the pharyngeal recess, and the soft palate.

Here’s the semilunar hiatus, and the infundibulum, Here’s the levator palati, the tensor palati, and the cartilage of the auditory tube.

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