retropharyngeal

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ret·ro·pha·ryn·geal -.far-ən-'jē-əl, -fə-'rin-j(ē-)əl adj situated or occurring behind the pharynx <a \retropharyngeal abscess>

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ret·ro·pha·ryn·ge·al (ret″ro-fə-rinґje-əl) 1. pertaining to the posterior part of the pharaynx. 2. posterior to the pharynx.

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