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(English) Part of the alimentary canal between mouth and esophagus, or the oral cavity posterior to the mouth if it is distinguished; part of the throat into which the gill slits open. (See also: esophagus, oesophagus, pharyngeal teeth)
(French) Partie du tube digestif entre la bouche et l'oesophage ; partie de la gorge dans laquelle les fentes branchiales s'ouvrent. (See also: esophagus, oesophagus, pharyngeal teeth)
(Portuguese) Parte do canal alimentar entre a boca e o esófago; parte da garganta onde se abrem as aberturas branquiais. (See also: esophagus, oesophagus, pharyngeal teeth)

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