How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"pharyngo" is from "pharugx" (throat) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "pharynx" or "throat" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Pharyngitis is the inflammation of the throat.|
|Pediatric pharyngoscopes are also available.|