hypopharynx definition

  • noun:
    • bottom part of this pharynx, the an element of the throat that connects on esophagus
    • An appendage or fold regarding the lower side of the pharynx, in a few bugs.
    • In entomology, a fleshy organ, generally speaking strengthened with chitinous sclerites, projecting through the flooring for the lips on opening of the pharynx or gullet.

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