Epipharyngeal Ep`i*phar`yn*ge"al, a. [Pref. epi- + pharyngeal.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the segments above the epibranchial in the branchial arches of fishes. -- n. An epipharyngeal bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster]

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