velopharyngeal

adjective

ve·​lo·​pha·​ryn·​geal ˌvē-lō-ˌfar-ən-ˈjē-əl, -fə-ˈrin-j(ē-)əl How to pronounce velopharyngeal (audio)
: of or relating to the soft palate and the pharynx
velopharyngeal structures

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“Velopharyngeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/velopharyngeal. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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