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One entry found for pharynx.
Main Entry: phar·ynx
Pronunciation: primarystressfar-ieng(k)s
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural pha·ryn·ges /fschwa-primarystressrin-(secondarystress)jemacronz /; also phar·ynx·es
: a tube extending from the back of the nasal cavity and mouth to the esophagus in vertebrate animals that is the passage through which air passes to the larynx and food to the esophagus

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