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laryngopharynx

 [lah-ring″go-far´ingks]
the portion of the pharynx below the upper edge of the epiglottis, opening into the larynx and esophagus.

la·ryn·go·phar·ynx

(lă-ring'gō-far'ingks), [TA]
The part of the pharynx lying below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx; it extends from the vestibule of the larynx to the esophagus at the level of the inferior border of the cricoid cartilage.

hypopharynx

/hy·po·phar·ynx/ (-far´inks) laryngopharynx.

hypopharynx

(hī′pə-făr′ĭngks)
n.
1. The tonguelike structure in front of or above the labium in the mouth of an insect.

hypopharynx

[-fer′ingks]
the inferior portion of the pharynx, between the epiglottis and the larynx. It corresponds to the height of the epiglottis and is a critical dividing point in separating solids and fluids from air entering the region.

la·ryn·go·phar·ynx

(lă-ring'gō-far'ingks) [TA]
The part of the pharynx lying below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx; it extends from the vestibule of the larynx to the esophagus at the level of the inferior border of the cricoid cartilage.
Synonym(s): hypopharynx.

hypopharynx

a chitinous structure having its origin in the floor of the mouth in insects and normally carrying the salivary apertures. In blood-sucking insects the structure extends into the proboscis.

la·ryn·go·phar·ynx

(lă-ring'gō-far'ingks) [TA]
The part of the pharynx lying below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx.
Synonym(s): hypopharynx.

hypopharynx (hī´pōfer´inks),

n the division of the pharynx that lies below the superior edge of the epiglottis and opens into the larynx and esophagus.

hypopharynx

laryngopharynx.
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