HyperDic: nasopharynx

English > 1 sense of the word nasopharynx:
NOUNbodynasopharynxcavity forming the upper part of the pharynx
nasopharynx > pronunciation
Soundsnahsaa'ferihngks
Rhymesblinks ... tiddlywinks: 12 rhymes with ihngks...
English > nasopharynx: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningcavity forming the upper part of the pharynx.
Part ofthroat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
Partstonsil, palatine tonsil, faucial tonsil, tonsillaEither of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
Broadercavity, bodily cavity, cavum(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus / sinus within the body
Spanishnasofaringe
Catalannasofaringe
Adjectivesnasopharyngealof or relating to or located near the nasopharynx

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