from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The part of the pharynx between the soft palate and the epiglottis.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The pharynx proper, directly continuous with the cavity of the mouth: distinguished from
nasopharynx. See cut under mouth.
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- noun anatomy the
oralpart of the pharynx, reaching from the uvulato the level of the hyoidbone
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- noun cavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin ōs, ōr-, mouth; see os + pharynx.]
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oro- + pharynx
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