mesopharynx etymology

English word mesopharynx comes from English meso-, English pharynx

Detailed word origin of mesopharynx

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
meso- English (eng) (chemistry) Designating an achiral member of a group of diastereoisomers that has at least one chiral member. Intermediate. Middle.
pharynx English (eng) (anatomy) The part of the alimentary canal and respiratory tract that extends from the back of the mouth and nasal cavity to the larynx and esophagus.
mesopharynx English (eng) (anatomy, rare) The oropharynx.

Words with the same origin as mesopharynx

Descendants of meso-
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Descendants of pharynx
pharyngotomy