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Definition 1: the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat - [noun denoting animal]

(throat is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

Definition 2: a passage resembling a throat in shape or function - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where throat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the throat of the vase
  • the throat of a chimney

(throat is a kind of ...) a way through or along which someone or something may pass

Definition 3: an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep - [noun denoting artifact]

(throat is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is part of throat) footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Definition 4: the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for throat in the sense of this definition

(throat is a kind of ...) a cavity having the shape of a tube

(throat is a part of ...) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

(throat is a part of ...) a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)

"hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids" "enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children"

(throat is a part of ...) the lower part of the pharynx

(throat is a part of ...) cavity formed by the pharynx at the back of the mouth

(throat is a part of ...) cavity forming the upper part of the pharynx

(throat is a part of ...) an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue

(throat is a part of ...) a small recess in the wall of the pharynx

(... is part of throat) the nose and throat and trachea

(... is part of throat) tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination

(... is part of throat) the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body

"he admired her long graceful neck" "the horse won by a neck"

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