How to use Gullet in a sentence
The gullet is short, except in the Apoda.
He buried a dagger in the gullet of the remaining man and darted forward.
Opening their jaws to their fullest extent, they seize the animal generally by the head, and pushing alternately the right and left sides of the jaws forward, they press the body through their elastic gullet into the stomach, its outlines being visible for some time through the distended walls of the abdomen.
Easy change gullet system, allowing on the spot adjusting of the saddle to fit correctly over the horses wither.
The change that pregnancy brings to the balance of the hormones also leads to a general relaxation of the gullet sphincter.Advertisement
Ovi ositor gullet and a highly concentrated nervous 4' p system; in addition to the suboesophageal (side view) of Physo- ganglion, there are two thoracic ganglia pus.
A special " sympathetic " system arises by paired nerves from the oesophageal connectives; these nerves unite, and send back a median recurrent nerve associated with ganglia on the gullet and crop, whence proceed cords to various parts of the digestive system.
In this stage of existence the elongated upper part of the larynx projects into the posterior nares, and so maintains a free communication between the lungs and the external surface, independently of the mouth and gullet, thus averting danger of suffocation while the milk is passing down the gullet.
It tasted like a plain jelly bean, until she swallowed, when it felt like a stream of water spilled from the back of her mouth to her gullet.
Fire exploded in her gullet as an arrow pierced her from behind.Advertisement
In certain rare cases the whole of the stomach has been removed, the bowel being brought up and spliced to the end of the gullet.
The stomach is globular, rather muscular, with a pair of tendinous centres like those of birds; its size is comparatively small, but the digestion is so rapid and powerful that every bone of the creature's prey is dissolved whilst still being stowed away in the wide and long gullet.
He became aware of the subtle movement of air beneath the front door, the cloudlike cloak clenched in his left hand and gritty dirt beneath his right, the trickle of blood down his throat to his gullet.
In ' Barrett's esophagus ' the normal lining of the food pipe (also called the gullet or esophagus) has changed.
You should contact your GP immediately to arrange for you to return to hospital to have the gullet stretched again.Advertisement
They are made with a wide gullet to fit absolutely level from front to back and side to side.
Indeed, there is no quicker way for the Devil, his enemy, to take possession of man than through his greedy gullet.
As he spoke, he slid the sword through the woman's gullet and released her.
It often begins in the tissues of the end of the gullet, spreading downwards to the stomach.
The gullet leads into a moderate-sized crop, and several pairs of salivary glands open into the mouth.Advertisement
In the structure of the digestive system, beetles resemble most other mandibulate insects, the food-canal consisting of gullet, crop, gizzard, mid-gut or stomach, intestine and rectum.
In cases of obstruction or of palsy of the gullet, his three modes of treatment are ingenious.
The digestive system has a slender gullet, a large crop and no gizzard; in some Hemiptera the hinder region of the mid-gut forms a twisted loop with the gullet.
When the growth is at the cardiac end of the stomach, blocking the gullet and causing slow starvation, the abdomen may advisedly be opened, and, the stomach having been fixed to the surface-wound, a permanent opening may be arranged for the introduction of an adequate amount of food.