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synonyms for gullet

  • craw
  • esophagus
  • maw
  • throat
See also synonyms for: gullets
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Once the meal is partially in its mouth, a second set of jaws somewhere in the eel’s throat clamps down on the squid, pulling the food down the fish’s gullet.
MORAY EELS ENJOY SURF ‘N TURF WITH A SURPRISE SECOND SET OF JAWSCLAIRE MALDARELLIJUNE 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The blade of mine has been dulled on the gullet of that old Saracen yonder with the white beard.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
From the eastern gullet where he was, he could not see the sloop on account of the sharp turns of the pass.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
To prevent the water rushing into its throat as it skims the surface with its beak, the bird is provided with a very small gullet.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
The cilia also send particles of food into a funnel-like opening, the gullet, on one side of the cell.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
The gullet widens almost at once into a long stomach, which in turn leads into a much coiled intestine.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Food, in order to reach the gullet from the mouth cavity, must pass over the opening into the windpipe.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
She threw up a very perfect cast of the gullet (preserved in University College museum), and rapidly died.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
The common sequence is stricture of the gullet, combined with feeble digestion, and in a few instances stricture of the pylorus.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
The gullet is most affected at its lower part, and it is this part which is mostly subject to stricture.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
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WORDS RELATED TO GULLET

  • craw
  • crop
  • gullet
  • jaws
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