HyperDic: pharynx

English > 1 sense of the word pharynx:
NOUNbodypharynx, throatthe passage to the stomach and lungs
pharynx > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'rihngks
Rhymesblinks ... tiddlywinks: 12 rhymes with ihngks...
English > pharynx: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone.
Synonymthroat
Part ofalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
neck, cervixThe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
upper respiratory tractThe nose and throat and trachea
PartslaryngopharynxThe lower part of the pharynx
nasopharynxcavity forming the upper part of the pharynx
oropharynxcavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth
pharyngeal recessA small recess in the wall of the pharynx
pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoideaA collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
tastebud, taste bud, gustatory organAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
tongue, lingua, glossa, clapperA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
Broadertubular cavityA cavity having the shape of a tube
Spanishfaringe, garganta
Catalanfaringe, gola
Adjectiveslaryngopharyngealof or relating to the larynx and pharynx
pharyngealof or relating to the throat

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict