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la·ryn·go·phar·ynx

 (lə-rĭng′gō-făr′ĭngks)
n.
The portion of the pharynx just above the larynx. Also called hypopharynx.
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Noun1.laryngopharynx - the lower part of the pharynx
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
pharynx, throat - the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
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la·ryn·go·phar·ynx

n. laringofaringe, porción inferior de la faringe.
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BPIFA2, the major BPI-fold containing protein in adult salivary glands, was detected only in the laryngeal pharynx; the lack of staining in salivary glands suggested salivary expression is either very late in development or is only in adult tissues.
In the early stages of development (eight and nine week fetuses), BPIFA1 specific staining was limited to the epithelial cells lining the nasal cavity, nasal capsule and laryngeal pharynx (Figure 1), and also the surface cells of the tongue and rudimentary submandibular gland cells (Figure 2).
BPIFA1 protein was detected in the nasal cavity, nasal capsule, and laryngeal pharynx of the very early fetuses and in both major and minor salivary glands of 13 of the 26 later-stage human fetuses studied.