velopharyngeal

adjective
ve·lo·pha·ryn·geal | \ˌvē-lō-ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl \

Medical Definition of velopharyngeal 

: of or relating to the soft palate and the pharynx velopharyngeal structures

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