pharyngoesophageal

adjective
pha·​ryn·​go·​esoph·​a·​ge·​al
variants: or British pharyngo-oesophageal \ -​i-​ˌsäf-​ə-​ˈjē-​əl How to pronounce pharyngoesophageal (audio) \

Medical Definition of pharyngoesophageal

: of or relating to the pharynx and the esophagus

Learn More About pharyngoesophageal

Dictionary Entries Near pharyngoesophageal

pharyngo-epiglottic fold

pharyngoesophageal

pharyngoesophageal diverticulum

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Pharyngoesophageal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharyngoesophageal. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!