pharyngostomy

noun

phar·​yn·​gos·​to·​my ˌfar-iŋ-ˈgäs-tə-mē How to pronounce pharyngostomy (audio)
plural pharyngostomies
: surgical formation of an artificial opening into the pharynx

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“Pharyngostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharyngostomy. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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