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 for pharyngeal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pharyngeal \Phar`yn*ge"al\, a. [See Pharynx.] (Anat.)
     Of or pertaining to the pharynx; in the region of the
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pharyngeal \Phar`yn*ge"al\, n. (Anat.)
     A pharyngeal bone or cartilage; especially, one of the lower
     pharyngeals, which belong to the rudimentary fifth branchial
     arch in many fishes, or one of the upper pharyngeals, or
     pharyngobranchials, which are the dorsal elements in the
     complete branchial arches.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to the throat; "pharyngeal fricatives"
      n 1: a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
           [syn: guttural, guttural consonant, pharyngeal,
           pharyngeal consonant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  125 Moby Thesaurus words for "pharyngeal":
     accented, allophone, alveolar, apical, apico-alveolar,
     apico-dental, articulated, articulation, aspiration, assimilated,
     assimilation, back, barytone, bilabial, broad, cacuminal, central,
     cerebral, check, checked, close, consonant, consonantal,
     continuant, dental, diphthong, dissimilated, dissimilation, dorsal,
     epenthetic vowel, explosive, flat, front, glide, glossal, glottal,
     glottalization, guttural, hard, heavy, high, intonated, labial,
     labialization, labiodental, labiovelar, laryngeal, lateral, lax,
     light, lingual, liquid, low, manner of articulation, mid,
     modification, monophthong, monophthongal, morphophoneme, mute,
     muted, narrow, nasal, nasalized, occlusive, open, oxytone, palatal,
     palatalized, parasitic vowel, peak, pharyngealization,
     pharyngealized, phone, phoneme, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pitch,
     pitched, plosive, posttonic, prothetic vowel, retroflex, rounded,
     segmental phoneme, semivowel, soft, sonant, sonority, speech sound,
     stop, stopped, stressed, strong, surd, syllabic, syllabic nucleus,
     syllabic peak, syllable, tense, thick, throaty, tonal, tonic,
     transition sound, triphthong, twangy, unaccented, unrounded,
     unstressed, velar, vocable, vocalic, vocoid, voice, voiced,
     voiced sound, voiceless, voiceless sound, voicing, vowel,
     vowellike, weak, wide

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