Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to the fauces; pharyngeal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the fauces; pharyngeal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the fauces; faucal.

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Examples

  • I could find, indeed, but one vulnerable point, and that lying in a personal peculiarity arising, perhaps, from constitutional disease, would have been spared by any antagonist less at his wit's end than myself: -- my rival had a weakness in the faucial or guttural organs, which precluded him from raising his voice at any time _above a very low whisper_.

    Selections from Poe

  • Direct laryngoscopy for diagnosis is indicated in every child having laryngeal diphtheria without faucial membrane.

    Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery

  • Adenoids are frequently associated with hypertrophy of the faucial tonsils, and the patient often suffers from granular pharyngitis and chronic nasal catarrh.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • I could find, indeed, but one vulnerable point, and that, lying in a personal peculiarity, arising, perhaps, from constitutional disease, would have been spared by any antagonist less at his wit's end than myself — my rival had a weakness in the faucial or guttural organs, which precluded him from raising his voice at any time above a very low whisper.

    Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. In Two Volumes. Vol. I

  • I could find, indeed, but one vulnerable point, and that, lying in a personal peculiarity, arising, perhaps, from constitutional disease, would have been spared by any antagonist less at his wit's end than myself -- my rival had a weakness in the faucial or guttural organs, which precluded him from raising his voice at any time above a very low whisper.

    William Wilson

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