Definition of “glossopharyngeal” - English Dictionary

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“glossopharyngeal” in British English

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glossopharyngealadjective

uk /ˌɡlɒs.əʊ.fəˈrɪn.dʒi.əl/ us /ˌɡlɑːs.oʊ.fəˈrɪn.dʒi.əl/ specialized

relating to the tongue and the throat:

The glossopharyngeal nerves provide taste and sensation information to the brain.

(Definition of “glossopharyngeal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)