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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)
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nasopharyngeal

adjective Referring to the nose and pharynx.
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na·so·pha·ryn·ge·al

(nā'zō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Relating to the nose or nasal cavity and the pharynx.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

na·so·pha·ryn·ge·al

(nā'zō-fă-rin'jē-ăl)
Relating to the nasopharynx.
Synonym(s): rhinopharyngeal (1) .
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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*Furthermore, Asia Pacific is expected to be a potential market for nasopharyngeal cancer vaccine as the prevalence of nasopharyngeal cancer is high in Asia Pacific.
Statistical evaluation of results has shown statistically significant increase of nasopharyngeal colonization by all 3 examined bacteria.
Similarly, for EBV-positive nasopharyngeal carcinoma, the tumors are histologically subtyped but have never been graded according to a maturing differentiation schema.
He was seen six months after initial detection of the nasopharyngeal mass.
The key mechanism involved in the development of Pneumococcal disease is proposed to be the Pneumococcal colonization and it is established that Pneumococcal disease may never occur in the absence of preceeding colonization.8 It is also claimed that Pneumococcal vaccine causes significant reduction in the nasopharyngeal carriage of pneumococci resulting in decreased morbidity and a significant reduction in Pneumococcal colonization rates after vaccination indicating the effectiveness of vaccination program.9,10
Inspired by the great success of EBUS-TBNA in lung cancer, we innovatively and successfully performed ENUS-TNNA with an ultrasonic bronchoscope in a patient with the clinical diagnosis of NPC under the normal nasopharyngeal mucosa.
Our patient had a chief complaint of nasopharyngeal airway obstruction.
While a nasopharyngeal polyp does cause discomfort and can interfere with your cat's breathing, it is a problem that can usually be resolved fairly quickly with appropriate care and follow up.
In this study, nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients admitted to Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia, from April to November 2012, were included if meeting the following criteria: pathologically proven nasopharyngeal carcinoma according to World Health Organization (WHO) histological classification (type I, keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma; type II, differentiated nonkeratinizing squamous cell carcinoma; type III, undifferentiated nonkeratinizing squamous cell carcinoma), no prior malignancy, no previous chemotherapy or radiotherapy, no concurrent infections (including hepatitis B and hepatitis C), no diabetes, no heart failure, no kidney diseases, and without any antithrombotic therapy.
Andersen, "Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome treated with a nasopharyngeal tube," Ugeskrift for Lxger, vol.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients should be provided with assistance following radiotherapy to maintain their quality of life.
Cao et al., "Epstein-barr virus-encoded LMP2A induces an epithelial--mesenchymal transition and increases the number of side population stem-like cancer cells in nasopharyngeal carcinoma," PLoS Pathogens, vol.