throat (throt)

1. The fauces and pharynx.gullet; 2. The anterior aspect of the neck.jugulum; 3. Any narrowed entrance into a hollow part. [A.S. throtu]
sore t. a condition characterized by pain or discomfort on swallowing; it may be due to any of a variety of inflammations of the tonsils, pharynx, or larynx.


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