Snoring, illustration

Snoring, illustration

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Caption: Representation of anatomical airway (rhinopharynx) in a snorer. During sleep time, there is reduction of the muscular tonus coming from the narrowing of anatomical airway and as a consequence there is a resistance during the passing of air. If the resistance is very strong, the walls of the pharynx vibrate, provoking the snore. In a snorer, for anatomical ou pathological reason, anatomical airway are even more reduced, favor the occurence of the snore : blocked nose, deviation of the nasal septum, nasal concha too voluminous, tonsils too big, soft palate lowered, uvula too long, basis of the tongue too wide, ...

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Keywords: air, anatomical airway, anatomy, artwork, bony palate, ear nose and throat specialty, human, medicine, mouth, nasal concha, nasal fossae, normal, palate, pharynx, profile, respiration, respiratory system, rhinopharynx, snoring, tongue, uvula

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