"Nasopharynx" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The top portion of the pharynx situated posterior to the nose and superior to the SOFT PALATE. The nasopharynx is the posterior extension of the nasal cavities and has a respiratory function.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Nasopharynx".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Nasopharynx".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nasopharynx" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Nasopharynx" was a major or minor topic of these publication.