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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 phar·ynx /ˈfærɪŋ(k)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 phar·ynx /ˈfærɪŋ(k)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phar·ynx n.; pl. pharynges   Anat. The part of the alimentary canal between the cavity of the mouth and the esophagus.  It has one or two external openings through the nose in the higher vertebrates, and lateral branchial openings in fishes and some amphibias.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of
          the neck below the chin and above the collarbone [syn: throat]
      [also: pharynges (pl)]