Definition of Jugulum

1. n. The lower throat, or that part of the neck just above the breast.

Definition of Jugulum

1. Noun. (anatomy) The neck or throat. ¹

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Definition of Jugulum

1. a part of a bird's neck [n -LA]

Medical Definition of Jugulum

1. Origin: L. The lower throat, or that part of the neck just above the breast. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jugulum

jugular tubercle
jugular vein
jugular veins
jugular venous arch
jugular wall of middle ear
jugulo-omohyoid lymph node
jugulo-omohyoid node
jugulodigastric lymph node
jugulodigastric node
jugulum (current term)
jugum alveolare
jugum sphenoidale
juice box
juice collector
juice head
juice heads
juice joint
juice loan
juice loans

Literary usage of Jugulum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"Above grayish-brown, feathers more or less edged with brownish or rusty, and tipped with whitish ; lower parts white, except jugulum which is pale ..."

2. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"Guttur is a term used to signify gula and jugulum together; it is simply equivalent ... jugulum becomes naked in a few birds, where a distended crop or craw ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"from jugulum to symphysis, 23 inches (58 cm.) ; from jugulum to ensiform, 91/2 inches (24 cm. ... Pulsation visible in the jugulum and over the carotids; ..."

4. A Monograph of the Jumping Plant-lice: Or Psyllidæ, of the New World by David Livingston Crawford (1914)
"... tipped with whitish or buffy ; tail without subterminal white band; jugulum and upper breast much vermiculated with whitish, ayish or dull ..."

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