jugulum definition

  • noun:
    • The throat or neck.
    • The lower throat, or that area of the neck right above the breast.
    • In ornithology, the low part of the neck; the fore part of this neck, between the gula together with pectus. See cut-under bird.
    • In entomology: A name recommended by Knoch and utilized by some authors to point the reduced area regarding the prothorax of a beetle
    • A name written by Kirby towards basal piece regarding reduced part of an insect's mind, now often known as the gula.
    • A name sometimes placed on the occipital foramen, an orifice in the back of the top, by which the alimentary channel alongside organs go toward thorax.

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