cy·​to·​phar·​ynx -ˈfar-iŋ(k)s How to pronounce cytopharynx (audio)
: a channel leading from the surface into the protoplasm of some unicellular organisms and functioning in ciliates as a gullet

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“Cytopharynx.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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