glossopharynx

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

glosso- +‎ pharynx

Noun[edit]

glossopharynx

  1. The region that includes the tongue and the pharynx
    • 2015 August 8, “Three-Dimensional Evaluation of the Upper Airway Morphological Changes in Growing Patients with Skeletal Class III Malocclusion Treated by Protraction Headgear and Rapid Palatal Expansion: A Comparative Research”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0135273:
      The volume and mean cross-sectional area of nasopharynx, velopharynx and glossopharynx region showed significant difference.

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