glossopharyngeal


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glossopharyngeal \Glos`so*phar`yn*ge"al\
   (gl[o^]s"d[-o]*f[a^]r`[i^]n*j[=e]"al or
   gl[o^]s"d[-o]*f[.a]*r[i^]n"j[-e]*al), a. [Gr. glw^ssa the
   tongue + E. pharyngeal.] (Anat.)
   Pertaining to both the tongue and the pharynx; -- applied
   especially to the ninth pair of cranial nerves, which are
   distributed to the pharynx and tongue. -- n. One of the
   glossopharyngeal nerves.
   [1913 Webster]
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