Complete Definition of "pharynx"

English

Etymology
Via modern Latin from Greek

Noun
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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.

Derived terms
pharyngeal
pharyngectomy
pharyngitis
pharyngological
pharyngologist
pharyngology
pharyngoscope
pharyngotomy

Translations
trans-top|part of alimentary canal
Chinese (simplified): å½ (yàn)
Czech: hltan m
Danish: svælg n
Dutch: farynx m
Finnish: kurkkutorvi
French: pharynx m
German: Pharynx m
Greek: ÏάÏÏÎ³Î³Î±Ï (fáringas) m
Italian: faringe m
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Japanese: å½é ­ (intou)
Korean: ì¸ë (indu)
Latin: pharynx m, pharyngis (genitive)
Polish: gardÅo n
Russian: ÑаÑÐ¸Ð½ÐºÑ (fárinks) m, зев (zev) m, глоÑка (glótka) f
Spanish: faringe m
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Category:Greek derivations

fr:pharynx
io:pharynx
it:pharynx
hu:pharynx
pl:pharynx
ru:pharynx
vi:pharynx
tr:pharynx
zh:pharynx

Revision and Credits for"pharynx"
  • 2007-10-15 16:17 - Stephen G. Brown - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/157.246.2.6|157.246.2.6]] ([[User_talk:157.246.2.6|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:AutoFormat|AutoFormat]]

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