pharyngeal

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pharyngeal ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the pharynx.
  2. (phonetics) Articulated with the pharynx, a term usually describing a consonant which is articulated by the rear area of the tongue being raised to below the region between the uvula and the pharyngeal wall. The term cannot apply to a plosive or stop consonant.

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Noun[edit]

pharyngeal ‎(plural pharyngeals)

  1. (phonetics) A sound that is articulated with the pharynx.