Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the oropharynx.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to both the mouth and the pharynx
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the oropharynx

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  • adjective of or relating to or located near the oropharynx

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Examples

  • But it can cause cancer in the upper throat, too, and a new study says HPV-positive tumors now account for a majority of these cases of what is called oropharyngeal cancer.

    The Seattle Times

  • But it can cause cancer in the upper throat, too, and a new study says HPV-positive tumors now account for a majority of these cases of what is called oropharyngeal cancer.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The type of cancer they examined, called oropharyngeal, originates in the back of the tongue, the soft part of the roof of the mouth, the tonsils, or the sides of the throat.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Despite an overall slight decline in most head and neck cancers in recent years, cases of a particular form called oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have increased sharply, particularly in the developed world.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Despite an overall slight decline in head and neck cancers in recent years, cases of a particular form called oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have increased sharply, particularly in the developed world.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Despite an overall slight decline in most head and neck cancers in recent years, cases of a particular form called oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have increased sharply, particularly in the developed world.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Despite an overall slight decline in most head and neck cancers in recent years, cases of a particular form called oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have increased sharply, particularly in the developed world.

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  • • A 2007 study at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center found that oral HPV infection is "the strongest risk factor" for a relatively uncommon throat cancer called oropharyngeal cancer,

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Despite an overall slight decline in most head and neck cancers in recent years, cases of a particular form called oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have increased sharply, particularly in the developed world.

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  • Despite an overall slight decline in head and neck cancers in recent years, cases of a particular form called oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) have increased sharply, particularly in the developed world.

    Reuters: Top News

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