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cricopharyngeal

[krahy-koh-fuh-rin-jee-uh l, -juh l, -far-in-jee-uh l] /ˌkraɪ koʊ fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, -ˌfær ɪnˈdʒi əl/
adjective, Anatomy.
1.
of, relating to, or involving the cricoid cartilage and the pharynx.
Origin of cricopharyngeal
crico- (see cricoid) + pharyngeal
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cricopharyngeal in Medicine

cricopharyngeal cri·co·pha·ryn·ge·al (krī'kō-fə-rĭn'jē-əl, -jəl, -fār'ĭn-jē'əl)
adj.
Relating to the cricoid cartilage and the pharynx.

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