retropharyngeal

adjective

ret·​ro·​pha·​ryn·​geal -ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce retropharyngeal (audio)
: 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 17 Apr. 2024.

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