Meaning of cytopharynx in English:

cytopharynx

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪtə(ʊ)ˌfarɪŋks/

See synonyms for cytopharynx

noun

  • A tubular structure (oesophagus or gullet) extending inward from the cytostome in some protozoans.

Origin

Early 20th century. Probably after either French cytopharynx or German Cytopharynx.