Definition of pharynx noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pharynx

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfærɪŋks//
 
(pl. pharynges
NAmE//fəˈrɪndʒiz//
 
)
(anatomy)
 
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the soft area at the top of the throat where the passages to the nose and mouth connect with the throat
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pharynx