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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat adj. - Of or relating to the throat.

Usage examples (35)
  • pharyngeal fricatives
  • To those who are versed in ichthyology, these are known as pharyngeal teeth, because they are connected with the pharynx.
  • These folds, now called pharyngeal arches, later develop into the outer and middle ear as well as the nerves, and glands of the neck.
  • Pharyngula: Deep homologies in the pharyngeal arches for more
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