Definition of hypopharynx
1 : an appendage or thickened fold on the floor of the mouth of many insects that resembles a tongue
2 : the laryngeal part of the pharynx extending from the hyoid bone to the lower margin of the cricoid cartilage
Origin and Etymology of hypopharynx
First Known Use: 1826
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