Complete the following table to summarize your knowledge of the pharynx. See Figure 22.3 andTable 22.1.FunctionsRelative locationin the pharynxWhat passesthrough?(air/food/both)Type of tissuethat lines itNasopharynxPropellingmucus wherethe nasalmucosaleaves offBehind the noseAirPseudostratifiedcilatedcolumnarepitheliumOropharynxBehind themouthBothStratifiedsquamousLaryngopharnyxContinuouswithesophagus(food) andlarynx (air)Superior toesophagus andlarynxBothStratifiedsquamousWhat do the soft palate and uvulado when a person swallows?
Where is the larynxlocated in the body relative to the vertebral column? What does it connect tosuperiorly and inferiorly? What are the three functions of the larynx? How many cartilages makeup the larynx? See Figure 22.5 and Table 22.1.