Throat

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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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Group A streptococcal sore throat in a periurban population of northern India: A one-year prospective study.
Antibiotics should not be used, as the etiological agent is a virus, or unless there is a concomitant streptococcal sore throat (in this case a penicillin derivative can be used).
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