pharyngismus

[făr′ĭn-jĭzməs]

n.

A spasm of the muscles of the pharynx.pharyngospasm

Nearby words

  1. pharyngeal vein,
  2. pharyngealize,
  3. pharyngectomy,
  4. pharyngemphraxis,
  5. pharynges,
  6. pharyngitis,
  7. pharyngo-,
  8. pharyngocele,
  9. pharyngoconjunctival fever,
  10. pharyngodynia


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