glossopharyngeal

adjective
glos·​so·​pha·​ryn·​geal | \ ˌgläs-ō-fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce glossopharyngeal (audio) , ˌglȯs- How to pronounce glossopharyngeal (audio) , -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl \

Medical Definition of glossopharyngeal

1 : of or relating to both tongue and pharynx
2 : of, relating to, or affecting the glossopharyngeal nerve glossopharyngeal lesions

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“Glossopharyngeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glossopharyngeal. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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