pharynx

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Pharynx in context

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin pharynx, from Ancient Greek φάρυγξ (phárunks, pharynx).

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pharynx (plural pharynges or pharynxes)

  1. (anatomy) The part of the alimentary canal that extends from the mouth and nasal cavities to the larynx, where it becomes continuous with the esophagus.

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External links[edit]

  • pharynx in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • pharynx at OneLook Dictionary Search

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pharynx n (genitive pharyngis); third declension

  1. pharynx

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pharynx pharyngēs
genitive pharyngis pharyngum
dative pharyngī pharyngibus
accusative pharyngem pharyngēs
ablative pharynge pharyngibus
vocative pharynx pharyngēs