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ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al

(ret'rō-fă-rin'jē-ăl),
Posterior to the pharynx.

retropharyngeal

/ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al/ (-fah-rin´je-al)
1. pertaining to the posterior part of the pharaynx.
2. posterior to the pharynx.

retropharyngeal

(rĕt′rō-fə-rĭn′jē-əl, -jəl, -făr′ĭn-jē′əl)
adj.
Situated or occurring behind the pharynx.

ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al

(ret'rō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Behind the pharynx.

ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al

(ret'rō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Posterior to pharynx.

retropharyngeal

behind the pharynx.

retropharyngeal abscess
see pharyngeal abscess.
retropharyngeal lymph node abscess
see pharyngeal abscess.
retropharyngeal lymph node enlargement
enlargement causes interference with respiration and swallowing. The principal sign is snoring. In large animals the glands are palpable via the oral cavity or inspected by fiberoptoscopic viewing. See also pharyngeal lymphadenopathy.
retropharyngeal lymph nodes
lymph nodes in the tissues in the dorsum of the pharynx.
retropharyngeal lymphadenopathy
see pharyngeal lymphadenopathy.