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- n. bottom part of the pharynx, the part of the throat that connects to the esophagus
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An appendage or fold on the lower side of the pharynx, in certain insects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, a fleshy organ, generally strengthened with chitinous sclerites, projecting from the floor of the mouth at the opening of the pharynx or gullet.
hypo- + pharynx (Wiktionary)