laryngopharynx


laryngopharynx
n. lower part of the pharynx (located above the larynx)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • laryngopharynx — [laʀɛ̃gofaʀɛ̃ks] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de laryngo , et pharynx. ❖ ♦ Anat. Partie du pharynx comprise entre le larynx et l ouverture de l œsophage …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • laryngopharynx — [lə riŋ΄gō far′iŋks] n. pl. laryngopharynges [lə riŋ΄gōfar′in jēz΄] or laryngopharynxes the lower part of the pharynx, extending from the upper tip of the epiglottis to the larynx and esophagus: see PHARYNX: cf. OROPHARYNX, NASOPHARYNX… …   English World dictionary

  • Laryngopharynx — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = pars laryngea pharyngis GraySubject = 244 GrayPage = 1142 Caption = Laryngopharynx labeled at bottom right. Caption2 = Sagittal section of nose mouth, pharynx, and larynx. ( Laryngeal part of pharynx… …   Wikipedia

  • Laryngopharynx — Der Rachen Der Pharynx [ˈfaːʁʏŋks] (griech. für „Rachen“, „Schlund“ oder „Schlundkopf“) ist eine mit Schleimhaut ausgekleidete Erweiterung im Anschluss an die Mund und Nasenhöhle beim Menschen und den übrigen Wirbeltieren. Er ist damit Teil… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • laryngopharynx — /leuh ring goh far ingks/, n., pl. laryngopharynges / feuh rin jeez/, laryngopharynxes. Anat. the lower part of the pharynx, above the larynx. [1895 1900; LARYNGO + PHARYNX] * * * …   Universalium

  • laryngopharynx — noun The part of the pharynx below and behind the larynx …   Wiktionary

  • laryngopharynx — The part of the pharynx lying below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx; it extends from the vestibule of the larynx to the esophagus at the level of the inferior border of the cricoid …   Medical dictionary

  • Laryngopharynx — Hypopharynx (fachsprachlich); Pars laryngea pharyngis (fachsprachlich); Schlundrachen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • laryngopharynx — la·ryn·go·pharynx …   English syllables

  • laryngopharynx — n.; see hypopharynx …   The new mediacal dictionary


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