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___ prevents the entry of food into the respiratory tract.
  1. Pharynx
  2. Glottis
  3. Epiglottis
  4. Larynx


Solution

The correct option is C Epiglottis
The common passage for food and air is called pharynx. It opens into the wind pipe or trachea. The opening of pharynx into the trachea is guarded by the flap like structure called epiglottis which prevents the entry of food in the respiratory tract.

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