Faucial Pillars

Term Category: Anatomy

The faucial pillars are structures in the throat that play a role in vocal tract resonance during singing and vocalization. They are located on each side of the tonsils and are part of the palatine tonsillar arches. There are two sets of pillars: the anterior (anterior faucial pillars) and the posterior (posterior faucial pillars). These structures can be visually observed in the oral cavity.

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