glossopharyngeal

[glos-oh-fuh-rin-jee-uh l, -juh l, -far-in-jee-uh l, glaw-soh-]Anatomy

Origin of glossopharyngeal

First recorded in 1815–25; glosso- + pharyngeal
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glossopharyngeal in Medicine

glossopharyngeal

[glôs′ō-fə-rĭnjəl, -făr′ən-jēəl]
adj.
  1. Relating to the tongue and pharynx.
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