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nasopharyngeal

adjective na·so·pha·ryn·geal \-fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl, -ˌfa-rən-ˈjē-əl\

Definition of NASOPHARYNGEAL

:  of, relating to, or affecting the nose and pharynx or the nasopharynx
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First Known Use of NASOPHARYNGEAL

1872
Medical Dictionary

nasopharyngeal

adjective na·so·pha·ryn·geal \ˌnā-zō-fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl, -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl\

Medical Definition of NASOPHARYNGEAL

:  of, relating to, or affecting the nose and pharynx or the nasopharynx <nasopharyngeal cancer> <nasopharyngeal secretions>

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