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 chondropharyngeus (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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