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epi- +‎ pharyngeal


epipharyngeal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Pertaining to the segments above the epibranchial in the branchial arches of fishes.


epipharyngeal (plural epipharyngeals)

  1. An epipharyngeal bone or cartilage.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for epipharyngeal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)