nasopharyngeal nasopharyngeal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or located near the nasopharynx

Usage(s):

  1. They have also studied the virus in cells of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, a malignancy of the nose and throat.
  2. In southern China, the virus plays a role in nasopharyngeal carcinoma, a malignancy of the nose and throat that afflicts more than 50,000 people a year.

News

  • Benefit to aid St. Charles firefighter

    St. Charles firefighter-paramedic Don Fruland is usually the one rushing to help others. Now, friends are coming to his side. “It’s not every day we get to help a hero,” longtime friend Eric Ward said. Three months ago, Fruland, a 10-year veteran of the St. Charles Fire Department, was diagnosed with Stage IV nasopharyngeal carcinoma, a rare form of cancer that afflicts the throat and nasal ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The Beacon News

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