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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a sterile swab inside a plastic sleeve is passed up the nostril to the pharynx, the swab exteriorized, then withdrawn inside the sleeve and the appliance withdrawn.
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