Medical Dictionary

laryngopharynx

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noun la·ryn·go·phar·ynx \ -ˈfar-iŋ(k)s \

medical Definition of laryngopharynx

:the lower part of the pharynx lying behind or adjacent to the larynx — compare nasopharynx

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