Definition of nasopharyngeal
: of, relating to, or affecting the nose and pharynx or the nasopharynx
Recent Examples of nasopharyngeal from the Web
Nicholle was diagnosed in October with a throat cancer, nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
Hagfish take in water through their nasopharyngeal duct, which leads to their pharynx and gill pouches.
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