faucal

[ faw-kuh l ]
/ ˈfɔ kəl /

adjective

pertaining to the fauces or opening of the throat.
Phonetics.
  1. pharyngeal.
  2. exploded into the pharynx, as the release of the t-sound of catnip or the d-sound of madness.

Origin of faucal

First recorded in 1860–65; fauc(es) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for faucal

faucal

faucial (ˈfɔːʃəl)

/ (ˈfɔːkəl) /

adjective

anatomy of or relating to the fauces
phonetics articulated in that part of the vocal tract between the back of the mouth and the larynx; pharyngeal

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