pharyngo-epiglottic fold

noun
pha·​ryn·​go-epi·​glot·​tic fold | \ -ˌep-ə-ˈglät-ik- How to pronounce pharyngo-epiglottic fold (audio) \

Medical Definition of pharyngo-epiglottic fold

: either of two folds of mucous membrane extending from the base of the tongue to the epiglottis with one on each side of the midline

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“Pharyngo-epiglottic fold.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharyngo-epiglottic%20fold. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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