Part B

Complete the following:

1. The part of the pharynx superior to the soft palate is called the

2. The middle part of the pharynx is called the _

3. The inferior portion of the pharynx is called the _

4. The auditory tube opens through the wall of the _

5. List six major actions in the swallowing reflex.

6. The esophagus passes through the mediastinum posterior to the_as it descends into the thorax.

7. _is the main secretion of the esophagus.

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