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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.

laryngopharynx

/la·ryn·go·phar·ynx/ (-far´inks) the portion of the pharynx below the upper edge of the epiglottis, opening into the larynx and esophagus.laryngopharyn´geal

laryngopharynx

(lə-rĭng′gō-făr′ĭngks)
n.
The portion of the pharynx just above the larynx. Also called hypopharynx.

laryngopharynx

[lering′gōfer′ingks]
Etymology: Gk, larynx + pharynx, throat,
one of the three regions of the throat, extending from the hyoid bone to the esophagus.Compare nasopharynx, oropharynx. laryngopharyngeal [lering′-gōferin′jē·əl] , adj.

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.

laryngopharynx

The lower part of the PHARYNX adjacent to the LARYNX.

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.

laryngopharynx (ləring´gōfer´ingks),

n the inferior portion of the pharynx, which extends from the corner of the hyoid bone or the vestibule of the larynx to the inferior border of the cricoid cartilage.
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Laryngopharynx.

laryngopharynx

the caudal portion of the pharynx opening into the larynx and esophagus.