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  • Hypopharynx
  • MR imaging of the neck was ordered to characterize the origin and extent of the mass further ( Fig 1A-E ). The MR study, performed on a 1.5-T imager, showed a pedunculated soft-tissue mass originating in the oropharynx from the posterior aspect of the right palatine tonsil and extending inferiorly along the posterior wall of the hypopharynx into the proximal cervical esophagus. (ajnr.org)
  • food
  • Certain parts of the respiratory tract, such as the oropharynx, are also subject to the abrasive swallowing of food. (wikipedia.org)