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hypopharyngeal

adjective hy·po·pha·ryn·geal \ -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl , -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl \

medical Definition of hypopharyngeal

: of, relating to, or affecting the hypopharynx
  • hypopharyngeal carcinoma

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