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pharynx

pharynx, gen. pharyngis, pl. pharynges (far´ingks, fa-rin´jis, fa-rin´jez) [NA]

The upper expanded portion of the digestive tube, between the esophagus below and the mouth and nasal cavities above and in front. [Mod. L. fr. G. pharynx (pharyng-), the throat, the joint opening of the gullet and windpipe]
laryngeal p. laryngopharynx
nasal p. nasopharynx
oral p. oropharynx

 

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