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oropharyngeal

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adjective oro·pha·ryn·geal \ˌȯr-ə-ˌfa-rən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl\

Definition of oropharyngeal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the oropharynx

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the mouth and pharynx



1885

First Known Use of oropharyngeal

1885


Medical Dictionary

oropharyngeal

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adjective oro·pha·ryn·geal \-ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl\

Medical Definition of oropharyngeal

  1. 1:  of or relating to the oropharynx

  2. 2:  of or relating to the mouth and pharynx




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