nasopharyngeal

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adjective na·so·pha·ryn·geal \ ˌnā-zō-fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl , -ˌfer-ən-ˈjē-əl , -ˌfa-rən- \

Definition of nasopharyngeal

:of, relating to, or affecting the nose and pharynx or the nasopharynx

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First Known Use of nasopharyngeal

1848


Medical Dictionary

nasopharyngeal

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adjective na·so·pha·ryn·geal \ ˌnā-zō-fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl , -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl \

medical Definition of nasopharyngeal

:of, relating to, or affecting the nose and pharynx or the nasopharynx
  • nasopharyngeal cancer
  • nasopharyngeal secretions

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