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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fau·ces /ˈfɔˌsiz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fau·ces /ˈfɔˌsɪz/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fau·ces n. pl.
 1. Anat. The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue; -- called also the isthmus of the fauces.  On either side of the passage two membranous folds, called the pillars of the fauces, inclose the tonsils.
 2. Bot. The throat of a calyx, corolla, etc.
 3. Zool. That portion of the interior of a spiral shell which can be seen by looking into the aperture.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 faux n.; pl. fauces   See Fauces.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the passage between the back of the mouth and the pharynx