pharynx

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English[edit]

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Pharynx in context
Parts of the pharynx

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

pharynx ‎(plural pharynges or pharynxes)

  1. (anatomy) The part of the alimentary canal and respiratory tract that extends from the back of the mouth and nasal cavity to the larynx and 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, The Century Co., New York, 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