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hypopharynx

[ hahy-puh-far-ingks ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹藞f忙r 瑟艐ks /
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noun, plural hy路po路pha路ryn路ges [hahy-puh-fuh-rin-jeez], /藢ha瑟 p蓹 f蓹藞r瑟n d蕭iz/, hy路po路phar路ynx路es.
Entomology. a tonguelike lobe on the floor of the mouth in many insects.
Anatomy. the lower part of the pharynx.
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Origin of hypopharynx

First recorded in 1820鈥30; hypo- + pharynx
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