laryngopharynx

[ luh-ring-goh-far-ingks ]
/ ləˌrɪŋ goʊˈfær ɪŋks /

noun, plural la·ryn·go·pha·ryn·ges [luh-ring-goh-fuh-rin-jeez], /ləˌrɪŋ goʊ fəˈrɪn dʒiz/, la·ryn·go·phar·ynx·es.Anatomy.

the lower part of the pharynx, above the larynx.

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Origin of laryngopharynx

First recorded in 1895–1900; laryngo- + pharynx
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Medical definitions for laryngopharynx

laryngopharynx
[ lə-rĭng′gō-fărĭngks ]

n.

The part of the pharynx that lies below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx and that extends to the esophagus.hypopharynx
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