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Pharynx

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Noun

1. pharynx, throat

the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

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Pharynx

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nounWord forms: plural pharynges (fæˈrɪndʒiːz ) or pharynxes
the part of the alimentary canal between the mouth and the oesophagus
Compare nasopharynx ▶ Related adjective: pharyngeal

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Pharynx

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nounWord forms: plural phaˈrynˌges (fəˈrɪnˌdʒiz ; fərinˈjēzˌ) or ˈpharynxes
the muscular and membranous cavity of the alimentary canal leading from the mouth and nasal passages to the larynx and esophagus

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Pharynx

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n. pl. pha·ryn·ges (fə-rĭnjēz) or phar·ynx·es
The section of the digestive tract that extends from the mouth and nasal cavities to the larynx, where it becomes continuous with the esophagus.

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