oropharynx


oro·phar·ynx

noun \-ˈfa-riŋ(k)s\

Definition of OROPHARYNX

:  the part of the pharynx that is below the soft palate and above the epiglottis and is continuous with the mouth

First Known Use of OROPHARYNX

1887

oro·phar·ynx

noun \-ˈfar-iŋ(k)s\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural oro·pha·ryn·ges \-fə-ˈrin-(ˌ)jēz\ also oro·phar·ynx·es

Medical Definition of OROPHARYNX

: the part of the pharynx that is below the soft palate and above the epiglottis and is continuous with the mouth

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