nasopharyngeal


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na·so·pha·ryn·ge·al

(nā'zō-fă-rin'jē-ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation nasopharynge'al.
Relating to the nasopharynx.
Synonym(s): rhinopharyngeal (1)

nasopharyngeal

[nā′zōferin′jē·əl]
pertaining to the cavity of the nose and the nasal parts of the pharynx. Also called rhinopharyngeal.

nasopharyngeal

adjective Referring to the nose and pharynx.

na·so·pha·ryn·ge·al

(nā'zō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Relating to the nose or nasal cavity and the pharynx.

na·so·pha·ryn·ge·al

(nā'zō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Relating to the nasopharynx.
Synonym(s): rhinopharyngeal (1) .

nasopharyngeal

pertaining to the nasal and pharyngeal cavities.

nasopharyngeal meatus
see nasopharyngeal meatus.
nasopharyngeal spasm
see reverse sneeze.
nasopharyngeal swab
a sterile swab inside a plastic sleeve is passed up the nostril to the pharynx, the swab exteriorized, then withdrawn inside the sleeve and the appliance withdrawn.
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The HONE-1, NPC-039 (Human nasopharyngeal carcinomas cells) cell line was purchased from the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) (Manassas, VA), were cultured in RPM1 1640 Medium (Gibco BRL, Grand Island, NY, USA) supplemented with 10% fetal bovine serum (FBS), 0.
For the present study, we selected nasopharyngeal samples of the group of children that received 3 vaccinations with PCV-7 (n = 336) and of the group of children that received no vaccinations with PCV-7 (controls) (n = 331).
Each of the 106 study participants with suspected viral respiratory infection underwent flocked swabbing of one nostril and nasopharyngeal aspiration in the other.
Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis may occur as a primary infection without pulmonary or systemic involvement.
Out of the 89 patients in the study, five had nasopharyngeal cancer, and four of those were positive for HPV.
Therefore the insertion of a nasopharyngeal airway or suction catheter may have initiated the laryngospasm.
Nasopharyngeal oxygen (NPO) therapy, the delivery of supplemental oxygen directly into the nasopharynx via an oxygen catheter, may overcome some of the difficulties associated with NP and FM oxygen delivery devices.
Therefore, an intentional, deep-bite nasopharyngeal culture was obtained, yielding the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Epstein-Barr virus appears to cause at least two malignancies common in specific locations: Burkitt's lymphoma, a B cell cancer frequently found in Africa, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma, a tumor in the back of the throat that's the most common cancer among men in many parts of Asia.
Nasopharyngeal carcinomas arise from the epithelium lining the surface and crypts of the nasopharynx, and most of these are squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs).