cricopharyngeal

[krahy-koh-fuh-rin-jee-uh l, -juh l, -far-in-jee-uh l]

Origin of cricopharyngeal

crico- (see cricoid) + pharyngeal
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cricopharyngeal in Medicine

cricopharyngeal

[krī′kō-fə-rĭnjəl, -făr′ĭn-jēəl]
adj.
  1. Relating to the cricoid cartilage and the pharynx.
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