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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈfær.ɪŋks/ (plural pharynges uk   /færˈɪn.dʒiːz/ us   or pharynxes) specialized
the soft part at the top of the throat that connects the mouth and nose to the oesophagus (= the tube that takes food to the stomach) and the larynx (= the hollow organ between the nose and lungs)
Translations of “pharynx”
in Vietnamese họng…
in Spanish Faringe…
in Thai คอหอย…
in Malaysian farinks…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咽…
in Indonesian faring, hulu kerongkongan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咽…
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