laryngopharyngeal

[ luh-ring-goh-fuh-rin-jee-uh l, -juh l, -far-in-jee-uh l ]
/ ləˌrɪŋ goʊ fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, -ˌfær ɪnˈdʒi əl /

adjective

of, relating to, or involving the larynx and pharynx.

Nearby words

  1. laryngocele,
  2. laryngofissure,
  3. laryngology,
  4. laryngoparalysis,
  5. laryngopathy,
  6. laryngopharyngectomy,
  7. laryngopharyngitis,
  8. laryngopharynx,
  9. laryngophony,
  10. laryngoplasty

Origin of laryngopharyngeal

First recorded in 1870–75; laryngo- + pharyngeal

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Medicine definitions for laryngopharyngeal

laryngopharyngeal

[ lə-rĭng′gō-fə-rĭnjəl, -făr′ĭn-jēəl ]

adj.

Relating to the larynx and the pharynx.
Relating to the laryngopharynx.

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