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Meaning of PHARYNGEAL

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of or relating to the throat; "pharyngeal fricatives"
 

PHARYNGEAL is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Phar`yn*ge"al\, a. [See {Pharynx}.] (Anat.)
    Of or pertaining to the pharynx; in the region of the
    pharynx.
    
    
  2. \Phar`yn*ge"al\, n. (Anat.)
    A pharyngeal bone or cartilage; especially, one of the lower
    pharyngeals, which belong to the rudimentary fifth branchial
    arch in many fishes, or one of the upper pharyngeals, or
    pharyngobranchials, which are the dorsal elements in the
    complete branchial arches.
    
    
 
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