What is another word for gullet?

141 synonyms found


[ ɡˈʌlɪt], [ ɡˈʌlɪt], [ ɡ_ˈʌ_l_ɪ_t]

Related words: food and drink, digestion, swallowing, stomach, esophagus, throat

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    How to use "Gullet" in context?

    1. In anatomy, the gullet is a wide opening in the neck of an animal, such as a quadruped or a human, through which food or air passes (at least during breathing). The gullet may be subdivided into the pharynx, the larynx, and the esophagus.

    2. In some predatory animals, the gullet may also be used to inject poisons or digestive enzymes into food. In snakes, the enlarged front end of the gullet known as the rostrum is used to crush prey items.

    Homophones for Gullet:

    • Gullatt.

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