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pharyngo–epiglottic fold

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noun pha·ryn·go–epi·glot·tic fold \-ˌep-ə-ˈglät-ik-\

Medical Definition of pharyngo–epiglottic fold

  1. :  either of two folds of mucous membrane extending from the base of the tongue to the epiglottis with one on each side of the midline




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