hypopharynx

Pronunciation: (HY-poh-FAYR-inx)

The bottom part of the throat. Cancer of the hypopharynx is also known as hypopharyngeal cancer.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Anatomy of the pharynx (throat). The three parts of the pharynx are the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx.

Date last modified: 2014-10-28Hypopharyngeal Cancer TreatmentCáncer de hipofaringe: Tratamiento