What does the word pharyngeal mean?

  • Same etymon. That which relates to the pharynx. A name given to the muscles, vessels, and nerves of the pharynx.

  • Relating to the pharynx.

Usage examples for pharyngeal

  1. When a retro- pharyngeal abscess points behind the sterno- mastoid, it is apt to be mistaken for a cold abscess originating in tuberculous cervical glands. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. By the time the patient seeks advice it has usually implicated the fauces, soft palate, and pharyngeal wall as well as the tonsil. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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