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chondropharyngeus

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noun chon·dro·pha·ryn·ge·us \ -fə-ˈrin-jē-əs , -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əs \

medical Definition of chondropharyngeus

plural chondropharyngei play \-jē-ˌī, -ˈjē-ˌī\
:the muscle arising from the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone and forming part of the middle constrictor of the pharynx

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