retropharyngeal

adjective
ret·​ro·​pha·​ryn·​geal | \ -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce retropharyngeal (audio) \

Medical Definition of retropharyngeal

: situated or occurring behind the pharynx a retropharyngeal abscess

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“Retropharyngeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retropharyngeal. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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