nasopharyngeal /nay'zoh feuh rin"jee euhl, -jeuhl, -far'euhn jee"euhl/, adj.
/nay'zoh far"ingks/, n., pl. nasopharynges /-feuh rin"jeez/, nasopharynxes. Anat.
the part of the pharynx behind and above the soft palate, directly continuous with the nasal passages. Cf. oropharynx (def. 2).
[1875-80; NASO- + PHARYNX]

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