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mandibulopharyngeal

Pronunciation: man-dib'yu-lo-fa-rin'je-al

Definition: Relating to the mandible and pharynx; denoting the region between the pharynx and ramus of the mandible, in which are found the internal carotid artery, internal jugular vein, and the vagus, glossopharyngeal, accessory, and hypoglossal nerves.

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