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Descriptor English: Hypopharynx
Descriptor Spanish: Hipofaringe
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipofaringe
Descriptor French: Partie laryngée du pharynx
Entry term(s): Hypopharynges
Hypopharynxes
Laryngopharynges
Laryngopharynx
Laryngopharynxes
Tree number(s): A04.623.490
A14.724.490
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007013
Scope note: The bottom portion of the pharynx situated below the OROPHARYNX and posterior to the LARYNX. The hypopharynx communicates with the larynx through the laryngeal inlet, and is also called laryngopharynx.
Annotation: inflammation: coordinate IM with PHARYNGITIS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Pharynx (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 7192
Unique ID: D007013
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/19
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Hypopharynx - Preferred
Concept UI M0010914
Scope note The bottom portion of the pharynx situated below the OROPHARYNX and posterior to the LARYNX. The hypopharynx communicates with the larynx through the laryngeal inlet, and is also called laryngopharynx.
Preferred term Hypopharynx
Entry term(s) Hypopharynges
Hypopharynxes
Laryngopharynges
Laryngopharynx
Laryngopharynxes



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