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phar•ynx



Pronunciation: (far'ingks), [key]
n.,
pl. pha•ryn•gesPronunciation: (fu-rin'jēz), [key] phar•ynx•es.
Anat.
the tube or cavity, with its surrounding membrane and muscles, that connects the mouth and nasal passages with the esophagus. See diag. under mouth.

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