Definitions for nasopharyngeal-fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, -ˌfær ənˈdʒi əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•so•phar•ynxˌneɪ zoʊˈfær ɪŋks; -fəˈrɪn dʒiz(n.)(pl.)-pha•ryn•ges

  1. the part of the pharynx behind and above the soft palate, directly continuous with the nasal passages.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of nasopharynx:


na`so•pha•ryn′ge•al-fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, -ˌfær ənˈdʒi əl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nasopharyngeal(adj)

    of or relating to or located near the nasopharynx


  1. nasopharyngeal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the nose and the pharynx

  2. nasopharyngeal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the nasopharynx

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nasopharyngeal(adj)

    of or pertaining to both throat and nose; as, a nasopharyngeal polypus


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