Pronunciation: (fu-rin'jē-ul, -jul, far"in-jē'ul), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, or situated near the pharynx.
2. Phonet.articulated with retraction of the root of the tongue and constriction of the pharynx.
Phonet.a pharyngeal speech sound. Also,pha•ryn•galPronunciation: (fu-ring'gul). [key]
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