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throat

 [thrōt]
1. the passage from the mouth to the pharynx; called also fauces.
3. the anterior part of the neck.
sore throat inflammation of the throat; see also sore throat.

throat

(thrōt),
1. The fauces and pharynx. Synonym(s): gullet
2. The anterior aspect of the neck. Synonym(s): jugulum
3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part.
[A.S. throtu]

throat

(thrōt)
2. fauces.
3. anterior aspect of the neck.

sore throat 
streptococcal sore throat  septic sore throat; severe sore throat occurring in epidemics, usually caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, with local hyperemia and sometimes a gray exudate and enlargement of cervical lymph nodes.

throat

(thrōt)
n.
1. The anterior portion of the neck.
2. Anatomy The portion of the digestive tract that lies between the rear of the mouth and the esophagus and includes the fauces and the pharynx.

throat

See pharynx.

throat

(thrōt)
1. The fauces and pharynx.
Synonym(s): gullet.
2. The anterior aspect of the neck.
3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part.
[A.S. throtu]

throat

See PHARYNX.

throat

shoe opening, i.e. where foot enters shoe

throat

(thrōt)
1. The fauces and pharynx.
2. Anterior aspect of neck.
3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part.
[A.S. throtu]

throat,

n a portion of the neck located in front of the spinal column; contains the trachea, larynx, pharynx, and superior segment of the esophagus.

throat

the part of the body that includes the larynx and pharynx, where the passageways that link the nose and mouth with the respiratory and digestive systems of the body cross over. Called also the fauces.

throat abscess
1. one in the retropharyngeal lymph node causing partial obstruction to swallowing, dysphagia, and palpable through the pharynx and mouth in cattle.
2. an abscess in the parotid area just below the ear and behind the mandible. Usually ascribed to grass seed penetration.
throat cellulitis
see pharyngeal phlegmon.
throat lash, throat latch
1. the strap on a horse's bridle that goes under the throat and buckles just below the left ear.
2. the area under the throat where the head and neck are joined and where the harness throat latch fits.

Patient discussion about throat

Q. what should i take for a sorrow throat?

A. There are many types of tablets you can take under your tongue that help relieve the pain, and you can get them over the counter. You should see a doctor if the sore throat continues longer than 1-2 days, to makw sure there is no possible bacterial infection involved in which case you will need antibiotics.

Q. what is throat cancer exactly? does it mean you lose your voice?

A. is there a chance to keep a healthy voice after troat cancer treatments at all? any known cases?

Q. My friend think she has strep in her throat. What should she do. She doesn't want to take antibiotics. Her glands are swollen and she feels kinda out of it. Any more information or links would be greatly appreciated.

A. she should go to a Dr. that will take a look and a swab of the area. if he'll suspect a Strep. he'll give her antibiotics before getting results. it's important to follow antibiotic instructions ("10 days, 3 times a day"..).those infection can progress to other organs like the heart valves (very common) and cause chronic heart failure.

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