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[luh-ring-goh-far-ingks] /ləˌrɪŋ goʊˈfær ɪŋks/

noun, plural laryngopharynges
[luh-ring-goh-fuh-rin-jeez] /ləˌrɪŋ goʊ fəˈrɪn dʒiz/ (Show IPA), laryngopharynxes. Anatomy.
the lower part of the , above the larynx.

laryngopharynx la·ryn·go·phar·ynx (lə-rĭng’gō-fār’ĭngks)
The part of the pharynx that lies below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx and that extends to the esophagus. Also called hypopharynx.


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