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See also: oro-pharynx
- (anatomy) the oral part of the pharynx, reaching from the uvula to the level of the hyoid bone
2007 May 6, Lisa Sanders, M.D., “A Nervous Case”, in New York Times:
- He snaked the flexible endoscope into the patient’s nose, through the oropharynx and then down his throat.