Relating to the nose or nasal cavity and the pharynx. SYN: rhinopharyngeal (1).

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na·so·pha·ryn·geal .nā-zō-fə-'rin-j(ē-)əl, -.far-ən-'jē-əl adj of, relating to, or affecting the nose and pharynx or the nasopharynx <\nasopharyngeal cancer> <\nasopharyngeal secretions>

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na·so·pha·ryn·ge·al (na″zo-fə-rinґje-əl) pertaining to the nose and the pharynx. pertaining to the nasopharynx.

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