Medical Dictionary

pharyngostomy

noun phar·yn·gos·to·my \ˌfar-iŋ-ˈgäs-tə-mē\
plural phar·yn·gos·to·mies

Definition of PHARYNGOSTOMY

:  surgical formation of an artificial opening into the pharynx
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears