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na·so·phar·ynx

 (nā′zō-făr′ĭngks)
n. pl. na·so·pha·ryn·ges (-fə-rĭn′jēz) or na·so·phar·ynx·es
The part of the pharynx above the soft palate that is continuous with the nasal passages.

na′so·pha·ryn′ge·al (-fə-rĭn′jē-əl, -jəl, -făr′ən-jē′əl) adj.
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Adj.1.nasopharyngeal - of or relating to or located near the nasopharynx
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