pharynx

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English[edit]

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Pharynx in context

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin pharynx, from Ancient Greek φάρυγξ ‎(phárunx, throat).

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pharynx ‎(plural pharynges or pharynxes)

  1. (anatomy) The part of the alimentary canal that extends from the mouth and nasal cavities to the larynx, where it becomes continuous with the esophagus.

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References[edit]

  • pharynx” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

External links[edit]

  • pharynx”, in The Century Dictionary, New York: The Century Co., 1911
  • pharynx at OneLook Dictionary Search

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

pharynx m ‎(uncountable)

  1. (anatomy) pharynx

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pharynx n ‎(genitive pharyngis); third declension

  1. pharynx

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pharynx pharyngēs
genitive pharyngis pharyngum
dative pharyngī pharyngibus
accusative pharyngem pharyngēs
ablative pharynge pharyngibus
vocative pharynx pharyngēs