Glossary Term:

Title

laryngopharynx or hypopharynx

Phonetic

luh-<b>rin</b>-jo-<b>FAIR</b>-ingks or <b>hi</b>-po-<b>FAIR</b>-ingks

Description

the lower part of the pharynx. This is the part of the throat that extends downward from the voice box to the swallowing tube (esophagus).