Parts of the throat (pharynx)By Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM00110
Parts of the throat (pharynx)
The throat (pharynx) is a muscular tube that runs from the back of your nose down into your neck. It contains three sections: the nasopharynx, oropharynx and laryngopharynx, which is also called the hypopharynx.