Pillars of the fauces

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See Fauces, 1.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Closing of the nasopharynx by an approximation of the posterior pillars of the fauces that elevate the soft palate.
Contraction of the anterior and posterior pillars of the fauces, causing the tonsils to rotate in an anteriomedial direction.