From Big Medical Encyclopedia

EPIFARINKS (epipharynx; Greek epi-on, atop + pharynx of a drink; synonym: a nasal part of a throat, a nasopharynx) — the upper part of a throat located behind a nasal cavity, which is reported with it by means of a postnaris and conditionally delimited from an oral part of a throat by the plane in a cut lies a hard palate — see the Drink.