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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)



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