HyperDic: throat

English > 4 senses of the word throat:
NOUNbodythroat, pharynxthe passage to the stomach and lungs
artifactthroatan opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
artifactthroata passage resembling a throat in shape or function
animalthroatthe part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat
throat > pronunciation
Soundsthrow't
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > throat: 4 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone.
Synonympharynx
Part ofalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
neck, cervixThe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
upper respiratory tractThe nose and throat and trachea
PartslaryngopharynxThe lower part of the pharynx
nasopharynxcavity forming the upper part of the pharynx
oropharynxcavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth
pharyngeal recessA small recess in the wall of the pharynx
pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoideaA collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
tastebud, taste bud, gustatory organAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
tongue, lingua, glossa, clapperA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
Broadertubular cavityA cavity having the shape of a tube
Spanishfaringe, garganta
Catalanfaringe, gola
Adjectivesglossopharyngealpertaining to the tongue and throat
gutturalrelating to or articulated in the throat
throatysounding as if pronounced low in the throat
English > throat: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep.
Part ofshoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
Spanishgarganta
English > throat: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA passage resembling a throat in shape or function.
Examples
  • "the throat of the vase"
  • "the throat of a chimney"
BroaderpassageA way through or along which someone or something may pass
Spanishcuello, garganta
Catalancoll, gola
English > throat: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningThe part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat.
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally

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