laryngopharynx

[ luh-ring-goh-far-ingks ]

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.
  1. the lower part of the pharynx, above the larynx.

Origin of laryngopharynx

1
First recorded in 1895–1900; laryngo- + pharynx

Words Nearby laryngopharynx

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