Definitions for "Pharynx"
The part of the alimentary canal between the cavity of the mouth and the esophagus. It has one or two external openings through the nose in the higher vertebrates, and lateral branchial openings in fishes and some amphibias.
The throat is the musculomembraneous passage between the mouth and the back part of the nostrils to the larynx and esophagus.
The muscular tube between the mouth and posterior nasal cavities and the esophagus.