craniopharyngeal

adjective
cra·​nio·​pha·​ryn·​geal | \ ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce craniopharyngeal (audio) , -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce craniopharyngeal (audio) \

Medical Definition of craniopharyngeal

: relating to or connecting the cavity of the skull and the pharynx the craniopharyngeal canal connecting the hypophyseal diverticulum with buccal ectoderm in the fetus

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