oropharyngeal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oro- +‎ pharyngeal

Adjective[edit]

oropharyngeal (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to both the mouth and the pharynx
  2. Of or pertaining to the oropharynx

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Noun[edit]

oropharyngeal (plural oropharyngeals)

  1. (informal, medicine) Oropharyngeal airway, an adjunct device used to open and secure a patient's airway during emergencies