from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Behind the pharynx; retropharyngeal; situated in the posterior pharyngeal wall: as, a postpharyngeal abscess.
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Similar results obtain in other portions of the body; in pneumonia the bronchial glands become affected; in pharyngitis the postpharyngeal glands lying above the trachea become affected, etc.
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