oropharynx

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noun oro·phar·ynx \-ˈfa-riŋ(k)s\

Definition of oropharynx

  1. :  the part of the pharynx that is below the soft palate and above the epiglottis and is continuous with the mouth

1887

First Known Use of oropharynx

1887


Medical Dictionary

oropharynx

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noun oro·phar·ynx \-ˈfar-iŋ(k)s\

Medical Definition of oropharynx

plural

oropharynges

\-fə-ˈrin-(ˌ)jēz\play also

oropharynxes

  1. :  the part of the pharynx that is below the soft palate and above the epiglottis and is continuous with the mouth

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