Hypopharyngeal diverticulum



hypopharyngeal diverticulum hy·po·pha·ryn·ge·al diverticulum (hī’pō-fə-rĭn’jē-əl, -jəl, -fār’ĭn-jē’əl)
n.
A pulsion diverticulum of the laryngopharynx. Also called Zenker’s diverticulum.

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