chondropharyngeus

noun
chon·​dro·​pha·​ryn·​ge·​us | \ -fə-ˈrin-jē-əs How to pronounce chondropharyngeus (audio) , -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əs How to pronounce chondropharyngeus (audio) \
plural chondropharyngei\ -​jē-​ˌī, -​ˈjē-​ˌī How to pronounce chondropharyngei (audio) \

Medical Definition of chondropharyngeus

: 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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“Chondropharyngeus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chondropharyngeus. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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