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Noun: throat  throwt
  1. The passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
    - pharynx
  2. An opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
  3. A passage resembling a throat in shape or function
    "the throat of the vase"; "the throat of a chimney"
  4. The part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat

Derived forms: throats

Type of: external body part, opening, passage, tubular cavity

Part of: alimentary canal, alimentary tract, cervix, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, neck, shoe, upper respiratory tract

Encyclopedia: Throat