oculopharyngeal etymology

English word oculopharyngeal comes from English pharyngeal, English oculo- (Eye.)

Detailed word origin of oculopharyngeal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pharyngeal English (eng) (phonetics) Articulated with the pharynx, a term usually describing a consonant which is articulated by the rear area of the tongue being raised to below the region between the uvula and the pharyngeal wall. The term cannot apply to a plosive or stop consonant.. Of or pertaining to the pharynx. (phonetics) A sound that is articulated with the pharynx.
oculo- English (eng) Eye.
oculopharyngeal English (eng) (anatomy) Relating to both the eye and the throat (especially to their respective muscles).

Words with the same origin as oculopharyngeal

Descendants of oculo-
oculoauditory oculocardiac oculocephalic oculocutaneous oculodentodigital oculodermal oculodynia oculofacial oculoleptomeningeal oculometric oculometry oculomotion oculomotor oculomucocutaneous syndrome oculonasal oculopathy oculoplastic oculorenal oculorhinitis oculosympathetic oculotoxic oculotropic oculovestibular oculozygomatic