pharynx

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Pharynx in context
 
Parts of the pharynx

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Borrowing from New Latin pharynx, from Ancient Greek φᾰ́ρῠγξ (phárunx, throat).

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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.
    Meronyms: nasopharynx, oropharynx, laryngopharynx, velopharynx, glossopharynx
  2. (zootomy) The part of the alimentary canal immediately behind the mouth in invertebrates that may be thickened and muscular, eversible and toothed, or adapted as a suctorial organ.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fa.ʁɛ̃ks/
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NounEdit

pharynx m (uncountable)

  1. (anatomy) pharynx

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ancient Greek φᾰ́ρῠγξ (phárunx, throat, gullet).

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NounEdit

pharynx f (genitive pharyngis); third declension (New Latin)

  1. (anatomy) the pharynx
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InflectionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pharynx pharyngēs
Genitive pharyngis pharyngum
Dative pharyngī pharyngibus
Accusative pharyngem pharyngēs
Ablative pharynge pharyngibus
Vocative pharynx pharyngēs

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  • English: pharynx