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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Thus, the source of vibration is composed of mucosa and musculature that is normally present in this area, such as the cricopharyngeal muscle and the constrictor pharyngeus muscles.
Patients with LPR commonly complain of hoarseness, chronic cough, globus pharyngeus, dysphagia, sore throat, and chronic throat clearing.
This contributes to globus pharyngeus, dysphagia, and even aspiration.