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gul·let

 (gŭl′ĭt)
n.
1. The esophagus.
2. The throat.
3. Zoology An invagination into the cytoplasm of certain ciliates, used for food intake.

[Middle English golet, from Old French goulet, from goule, throat, from Latin gula.]

gullet

(ˈɡʌlɪt)
n
1. (Anatomy) a less formal name for the oesophagus
2. (Anatomy) the throat or pharynx
3. (Mining & Quarrying) mining quarrying a preliminary cut in excavating, wide enough to take the vehicle that removes the earth
[C14: from Old French goulet, diminutive of goule throat, from Latin gula throat]

gul•let

(ˈgʌl ɪt)

n.
1. the esophagus.
2. the throat or pharynx.
3. a channel, ravine, or cut.
4. a concavity between two sawteeth.
[1350–1400; Middle English golet < Old French goulet « Latin gula throat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gullet - the passage between the pharynx and the stomachgullet - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
epicardia - the short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
cardiac sphincter - the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction

gullet

noun throat, crop, maw, craw He burnt his mouth, throat and gullet.
Related words
technical name oesophagus
adjective oesophageal
Translations
حَلْق، حُلْقوم
hltanjícen
spiserør
kurkku
garatgarat-nyelõcsõnyelőcső
vélinda
stemplė
barības vads
hltan
yemek borusu

gullet

[ˈgʌlɪt] Nesófago m, garganta f

gullet

[ˈgʌlɪt] ngosier m

gullet

nSpeiseröhre f, → Kehle f; that really stuck in my gullet (fig)das ging mir sehr gegen den Strich (inf)

gullet

[ˈgʌlɪt] ngargarozzo

gullet

(ˈgalit) noun
the tube by which food passes from the mouth to the stomach.

gul·let

n. esófago; pop. garguero, gaznate.