tonsillopharyngeal

adjective
ton·​sil·​lo·​phar·​yn·​geal | \ ˌtän(t)-sə-lō-ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce tonsillopharyngeal (audio) \

Medical Definition of tonsillopharyngeal

: of, relating to, or involving the tonsils and pharynx the tonsillopharyngeal area

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“Tonsillopharyngeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tonsillopharyngeal. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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