hypopharyngeal love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated beneath the pharynx.
  • Situated at the lower part of the pharynx.
  • In entomology, pertaining to the hypopharynx.
  • In ichthyology, specifically applied to the lower pharyngeal bones: opposed to epipharyngeal. See the extract.
  • n. One of the lower pharyngeal bones: generally used in the plural.


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  • Epipharyngeal sclerites: in bees; a pair of strap-like pieces extending backward from the two sides of the base of epipharynx: see hypopharyngeal sclerites.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • The objective of this retrospective study is to investigate laryngeal preservation and long-term treatment results in hypopharyngeal carcinoma treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) combined with chemotherapy.

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  • Twenty-seven patients with hypopharyngeal carcinoma (stage II-IV) were enrolled and underwent concurrent chemoradiotherapy.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • After long-term follow-up, our results confirmed that patients with hypopharyngeal carcinoma treated with IMRT concurrent with platinum-based chemotherapy attain high functional laryngeal and local-regional control survival rates.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Cephalometric and videoendoscopy studies have established that tongue protrusion creates a greater increase in oropharyngeal, velopharyngeal and hypopharyngeal cross-sectional areas of the upper airway, hence improving airway patency and function, helping those with chronic snoring to sleep sounder and breathe easier.

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  • Clinicians used the new device for the first time last week, to deliver an image-guided RapidArc® treatment for a patient battling hypopharyngeal cancer, a tumor in the lower part of the throat near the larynx.

    Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong First in Asia to Offer Cancer Patients Image-Guided RapidArc® Radiotherapy Using the UNIQUE Radiotherapy System - Yahoo! Finance

  • Royal jelly (RJ) is a thick, milky material produced by both the hypopharyngeal and the mandibular glands of nurse honeybees.

    The Composed Gentleman


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