hypopharynx

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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hypopharynx

(hī′pə-făr′ĭngks)
n.
1. The tonguelike structure in front of or above the labium in the mouth of an insect.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012