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adjective cra·nio·pha·ryn·geal \ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl\

Medical Definition of craniopharyngeal

  1. :  relating to or connecting the cavity of the skull and the pharynx <the craniopharyngeal canal connecting the hypophyseal diverticulum with buccal ectoderm in the fetus>

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