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{adj: bad, tough} feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')
"my throat feels bad"
"she felt bad all over"
"he was feeling tough after a restless night"

{adj: burning} producing or having a painfully hot sensation
"begged for water to soothe his burning throat"

{adj: glossopharyngeal} pertaining to the tongue and throat

{adj: guttural} relating to or articulated in the throat
"the glottal stop and uvular `r' and `ch' in German `Bach' are guttural sounds"

{adj: jugular} relating to or located in the region of the neck or throat
"jugular vein"

{adj: pharyngeal} of or relating to the throat
"pharyngeal fricatives"

{adj: septic, infected} containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
"a septic sore throat"
"a septic environment"
"septic sewage"
<-> antiseptic

{adj: throated} having a throat as specified
"deep-throated"
"white-throated"

{adj: throaty} sounding as if pronounced low in the throat
"a rich throaty voice"

{adj: uncut} not cut
"glad to get out of the house with my throat uncut"- Tobias Smollett

{n: Blackburn, Blackburnian warbler, Dendroica fusca} black-and-white North American wood warbler having an orange-and-black head and throat

{n: ENT man, ear-nose-and-throat doctor, otolaryngologist, otorhinolaryngologist, rhinolaryngologist} a specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat

{n: angina} any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain

{n: beauty bush, Kolkwitzia amabilis} Chinese deciduous shrub with yellow-throated pinkish flowers and bristly fruit; often cultivated as an ornamental

{n: bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula} common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast

{n: cape forget-me-not, Anchusa capensis} anchusa of southern Africa having blue flowers with white throats

{n: catarrh} inflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus

{n: cefotaxime, Claforan} a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract

{n: ceftriaxone, Rocephin} a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract

{n: cefuroxime, Ceftin, Zinacef} a cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges

{n: cephalexin, Keflex, Keflin, Keftab} an oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract

{n: chalice vine, trumpet flower, cupflower, Solandra guttata} Mexican evergreen climbing plant having large solitary funnel-shaped fragrant yellow flowers with purple-brown ridges in the throat

{n: constriction, tightness} a tight feeling in some part of the body
"he felt a constriction in her chest"
"she felt an alarming tightness in her chest"
"emotion caused a constriction of his throat"

{n: cough drop, troche, pastille, pastil} a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat

{n: cutthroat} someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat

{n: diphtheria} acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae; marked by the formation of a false membrane in the throat and other air passages causing difficulty in breathing

{n: dumb cane, mother-in-law plant, mother-in-law's tongue, Dieffenbachia sequine} a evergreen plant with large showy dark green leaves; contains a poison that swells the tongue and throat hence the name

{n: epiglottitis} inflammation of the epiglottis; characterized by fever and a severe sore throat and difficulty in swallowing

{n: exanthema subitum, roseola infantum, roseola infantilis, pseudorubella} a viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days

{n: finback, finback whale, fin whale, common rorqual, Balaenoptera physalus} large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific

{n: greater whitethroat, whitethroat, Sylvia communis} greyish-brown Old World warbler with a white throat and underparts

{n: gulp, gulping} a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing

{n: guttural, guttural consonant, pharyngeal, pharyngeal consonant} a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat

{n: herpangia} a viral infection (usually in children) marked by sore throat and fever and papules in the mouth and throat and headache and abdominal pain; usually subsides in a short time

{n: iguanid, iguanid lizard} lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males

{n: jujube} chewy fruit-flavored jellied candy (sometimes medicated to soothe a sore throat)

{n: mucus, mucous secretion} protective secretion of the mucous membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium

{n: neck sweetbread, throat sweetbread} edible thymus gland of an animal

{n: oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy} a form of muscular dystrophy that usually begins between early adulthood and middle age and first affects muscles of the eyelid and throat; progresses slowly with swallowing problems common as the disease progresses; inheritance is autosomal dominant

{n: painted tongue, Salpiglossis sinuata} Chilean herb having velvety funnel-shaped yellowish or violet flowers with long tonguelike styles at the corolla throat

{n: parula warbler, northern parula, Parula americana} small grey-blue wood warbler with yellow throat and breast; of eastern North America

{n: pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea} a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
"hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids"
"enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children"

{n: resonance} the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities

{n: rhinolaryngology, otorhinolaryngology, otolaryngology} the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the ear, nose and throat

{n: rhinotracheitis} a respiratory infection of the nose and throat in cattle

{n: rorqual, razorback} any of several baleen whales of the family Balaenopteridae having longitudinal grooves on the throat and a small pointed dorsal fin

{n: sore throat, pharyngitis, raw throat} inflammation of the fauces and pharynx

{n: stone marten, beech marten, Martes foina} Eurasian marten having a brown coat with pale breast and throat

{n: streptococcal sore throat, strep throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, septic sore throat, throat infection} an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus

{n: stuffiness} state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat

{n: taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception} the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
"the candy left him with a bad taste"
"the melon had a delicious taste"

{n: throat protector} protective garment worn by hockey goalkeeper and catcher in baseball

{n: throat, pharynx} the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

{n: throatwort, nettle-leaved bellflower, Campanula trachelium} European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flowers formerly used to treat sore throat

{n: throat} a passage resembling a throat in shape or function
"the throat of the vase"
"the throat of a chimney";

{n: throat} an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep

{n: tongue depressor} a thin depressor used to press the tongue down during an examination of the mouth and throat

{n: underpart} a part lying on the lower side or underneath an animal's body
"the warbler has a white throat and underparts"
"a woodland mouse with white underparts"

{n: upper respiratory tract} the nose and throat and trachea

{n: wattle, lappet} a fleshy wrinkled and often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat of certain birds (chickens and turkeys) or lizards

{n: white dipladenia, Mandevilla boliviensis, Dipladenia boliviensis} shrubby climber having glossy leaves and white funnel-shaped flowers with yellow throats

{n: white-throated sparrow, whitethroat, Zonotrichia albicollis} common North American finch with a white patch on the throat and black-and-white striped crown

{n: wing tip} a decorative toecap having a point extending toward the throat of the shoe

{n: yellow warbler, golden warbler, yellowbird, Dendroica petechia} yellow-throated American wood warbler

{n: yellow-throated marten, Charronia flavigula} large yellow and black marten of southern China and Burma

{n: yellowthroat} small olive-colored American warblers with yellow breast and throat

{v: choke, strangle} constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing

{v: clear the throat, hawk} clear mucus or food from one's throat
"he cleared his throat before he started to speak"

{v: clear, clear up} free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
"Clear the throat"

{v: constrict, constringe, narrow} become tight or as if tight
"Her throat constricted"

{v: gargle, rinse} rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash
"gargle with this liquid"

{v: inflame} become inflamed ; get sore
"His throat inflamed"

{v: slit, slice} make a clean cut through
"slit her throat"

{v: slit} cut a slit into
"slit the throat of the victim"

{v: strangle, strangulate, throttle} kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
"he tried to strangle his opponent"
"A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"


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