[awr-oh-far-ingks, ohr-] /ˌɔr oʊˈfær ɪŋks, ˌoʊr-/

noun, plural oropharynges
[awr-oh-fuh-rin-jeez, ohr-] /ˌɔr oʊ fəˈrɪn dʒiz, ˌoʊr-/ (Show IPA), oropharynxes. Anatomy.
the part of the between the soft palate and the upper edge of the epiglottis.
the as distinguished from the nasopharynx and laryngeal .

oropharynx o·ro·phar·ynx (ôr’ō-fār’ĭngks)
The pharynx between the soft palate and the epiglottis.
o’ro·pha·ryn’ge·al (-fə-rĭn’jē-əl, -jəl, -fār’ĭn-jē’əl) adj.


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