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glossopharyngeal

[glos-oh-fuh-rin-jee-uh l, -juh l, -far-in-jee-uh l, glaw-soh-] /ˌglɒs oʊ fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, -ˌfær ɪnˈdʒi əl, ˌglɔ soʊ-/ Anatomy
adjective
1.
of or relating to the tongue and pharynx.
noun
Origin of glossopharyngeal
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; glosso- + pharyngeal
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glossopharyngeal glos·so·pha·ryn·ge·al (glôs'ō-fə-rĭn'jē-əl, -jəl, -fār'ən-jē'əl)
adj.
Relating to the tongue and pharynx.

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