glossopharyngeal

glossopharyngeal

[glos-oh-fuh-rin-jee-uhl, -juhl, -far-in-jee-uhl, glaw-soh-] Anatomy.
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the tongue and pharynx.

Origin:
1815–25; glosso- + pharyngeal

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glossopharyngeal glos·so·pha·ryn·ge·al (glôs'ō-fə-rĭn'jē-əl, -jəl, -fār'ən-jē'əl)
adj.
Relating to the tongue and pharynx.

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