Pertaining to the soft palate (velum palatinum) and the pharyngeal walls.

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ve·lo·pha·ryn·geal .vē-lō-.far-ən-'jē-əl, -fə-'rin-j(ē-)əl adj of or relating to the soft palate and the pharynx <\velopharyngeal structures>

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ve·lo·pha·ryn·ge·al (ve″lo-fə-rinґje-əl) pertaining to the soft palate (velum palatinum) and pharynx.

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