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pha·ryn·ge·al

 (fə-rĭn′jē-əl, -jəl, făr′ĭn-jē′əl) also pha·ryn·gal (fə-rĭng′gəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, located in, or coming from the pharynx.
n.
A speech sound produced in the pharynx.

[From New Latin pharyngeus, from pharynx, pharyng-, pharynx; see pharynx.]

pharyngeal

(ˌfærɪnˈdʒiːəl) or

pharyngal

adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or situated in or near the pharynx
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics pronounced or supplemented in pronunciation with an articulation in or constriction of the pharynx
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a pharyngeal speech sound
[C19: from New Latin pharyngeus; see pharynx]

pha•ryn•ge•al

(fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, ˌfær ɪnˈdʒi əl)

also pha•ryn•gal

(fəˈrɪŋ gəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or situated near the pharynx.
2. (of a speech sound) articulated with retraction of the root of the tongue and constriction of the pharynx.
n.
3. a pharyngeal speech sound.
[1820–30; < New Latin pharynge(us) (see pharyngo-, -eous) + -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pharyngeal - a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
Adj.1.pharyngeal - of or relating to the throat; "pharyngeal fricatives"
Translations

pharyngeal

, pharyngal
adjRachen-; pharyngeal cancerRachenkrebs m

pharyngeal

adj faríngeo
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Even in our hospital, the first patient was seen by otolaryngologist to rule out acute tonsillitis, acute pharyngeal abscess in view of exquisite localized pain in the right side of the neck, and fever of 105[degrees]F on admission.
Table 2: Diagnosis Vs Gender Diagnosis Male % Female % Ludwig's angina 35 52% 4 22% Peritonsillar abscess 8 12% 0 Parotid abscess 11 16% 6 33% Parapharyngeal abscess 3 4% 7 39% Retro Pharyngeal abscess 6 9% 1 6% Necrotizing fasciitis 4 6% 0