fau·ces /ˈfɔˌsɪz/ 名詞
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.
faux n.; pl. fauces See Fauces.
n : the passage between the back of the mouth and the pharynx