laryngopharynxmedical dictionary

The part of the pharynx lying below the aperture of the larynx and behind the larynx; it extends from the vestibule of the larynx to the oesophagus at the level of the inferior border of the cricoid cartilage.

Synonyms: pars laryngea pharyngis, hypopharynx, laryngeal part of pharynx, laryngeal pharynx.

(05 Mar 2000)