hypopharynx


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hy·po·phar·ynx

 (hī′pə-făr′ĭngks)
n.
1. The tonguelike structure in front of or above the labium in the mouth of an insect.

hypopharynx

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈfærɪŋks)
n, pl -pharynges (-fəˈrɪndʒiːz) or -pharynxes
(Anatomy) the lowest part of the pharynx which leads to the oesophagus and larynx
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hy·po·phar·ynx

n. hipofaringe, parte de la faringe situada bajo el borde superior de la epiglotis.
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