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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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gullet

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

gullet

[ˈgʌlɪt] Nesófago m, garganta f
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gullet

[ˈgʌlɪt] ngosier m
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gullet

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

[ˈgʌlɪt] ngargarozzo
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gullet

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

n. esófago; pop. garguero, gaznate.
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