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
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 23 Jul. 2024.

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