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THROAT, med. jur. The anterior part of the neck. Dungl. plea. Diet. h.t.; Coop. Dict. h.t.; 2 Good's Study of Med. 302; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 97, n.
     2. The word throat, in an indictment which charged the defendant with murder, by "cutting the throat of the deceased," does not mean, and is not to be confined to that part of the neck which is scientifically called the throat, but signifies that which is commonly called the throat. 6 Carr. & Payne, 401; S. C. 25 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 458.

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By this we are not reading from a different script," Gullet said.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition, where that strong acid from the stomach leaks up into the gullet.
Which muscular tube, also known as the gullet, runs from the pharynx to the stomach?
In 'The Gullet,' a gathering of his food writing, Palanca not so much discusses the idea of food as tries to pass it on to readers, as a highly conductive material would with electricity.
The woman has been given oxygen and is trapped in a corner of her room, said Abbas Gullet, head of the Kenya Red Cross.
Abbas Gullet, secretary general of Kenya Red Cross, said the workers were attacked as they slept.
Blood vessels in the gullet had exploded because of back pressure from my liver after drinking too much.
Red Cross Secretary General Abbas Gullet said President Uhuru Kenyatta's government should conduct a probe into organisations that are not benefiting locals before it pushed for the 15 per cent foreign funding threshold.
GORD is a common condition where acid from the stomach leaks out of the stomach and up into gullet causing symptoms such as heartburn, acid reflux and difficulty swallowing.
Dr Philippa Whitford claimed in a speech on YouTube that the Northern Oesophago-Gastric Unit, based at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, may have to cancel gullet cancer operations because of moves to privatise the NHS in England.
She recalled talking to a surgeon from Newcastle who said that, because of the changes, one of the biggest hospitals in Gateshead may have to stop doing gullet cancer operations.
If this muscle doesn't work properly, stomach acid can splash up the gullet - causing a burning pain.