faucal

faucal

[faw-kuhl]
adjective
1.
pertaining to the fauces or opening of the throat.
2.
Phonetics.
b.
exploded into the pharynx, as the release of the t- sound of catnip or the d- sound of madness.

Origin:
1860–65; fauc(es) + -al1

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faucal or faucial (ˈfɔːkəl, ˈfɔːʃəl)
 
adj
1.  anatomy of or relating to the fauces
2.  phonetics articulated in that part of the vocal tract between the back of the mouth and the larynx; pharyngeal
 
faucial or faucial
 
adj

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