Mouth

In animal anatomy, the mouth, also known as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through which many animals take in food and issue vocal sounds. It is also the cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the pharynx and containing in higher vertebrates th...
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Mouth

• (n.) Speech; language; testimony. • (n.) Cry; voice. • (n.) The crosspiece of a bridle bit, which enters the mouth of an animal. • (n.) The opening of a vessel by which it is filled or emptied, charged or discharged; as, the mouth of a jar or pitcher; the mouth of the lacteal vessels, etc. • (v. i.) To put mouth to mouth;...
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mouth

(mouth) an opening or aperture. the oral cavity, which forms the beginning of the digestive system and in which the chewing of food takes place. The mouth is also the site of the organs of taste and of the teeth, tongue, and lips. It is not only the entrance to the body for food and sometimes air, but also a maj...
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Mouth

1. The upper opening of the digestive tract, beginning with the lips and containing the teeth, gums, and tongue. Foodstuffs are broken down mechanically in the mouth by chewing and saliva is added as a lubricant. Saliva contains amylase, an enzyme that digests starch. 2. Any opening or aperture in the body. The mouth in both senses of the word is a...
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Mouth

1. The upper opening of the digestive tract, beginning with the lips and containing the teeth, gums, and tongue. Foodstuffs are broken down mechanically in the mouth by chewing and saliva is added as a lubricant. Saliva contains amylase, an enzyme that digests starch. 2. Any opening or aperture in the body. The mouth in both senses of the word is a...
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mouth

oral fissure noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; `he stuffed his mouth with candy`
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mouth

noun the opening of a jar or bottle; `the jar had a wide mouth`
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Mouth

[Bush song] `Mouth` is a 1996 song by British post-grunge band Bush from their second album Razorblade Suitcase. Though not released as a single, it was remixed by Bush under the pseudonym Stingray for the 1997 remix album Deconstructed and was released as a single on 7 October 1997, due largely in part to it being featured prominently in b...
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Mouth

Mouth (mou&thlig;) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Mouthed (mou&thlig;d); present participle & verbal noun Mouthing .] 1. To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth or teeth; to chew; to devour. Dryd...
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Mouth

Mouth (mouth) noun ; plural Mouths (mou&thlig;z). [ Middle English mouth , muþ , Anglo-Saxon mūð ; akin to Dutch mond , Old Saxon mūð , German mund , Icelandic muðr , munnr , Swedish mun , Danish
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Mouth

Mouth intransitive verb 1. To speak with a full, round, or loud, affected voice; to vociferate; to rant. « I'll bellow out for Rome, and for my country, And mouth at Cæsar, till I shake the senate.» Addison. 2. To put mouth to mouth; to kiss. [ R.] Shak...
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mouth

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mouth

Cavity forming the entrance to the digestive tract (gut or alimentary canal). In land vertebrates, air from the nostrils enters the mouth cavity to pass down the trachea. The mouth in mammals is enclosed by the jaws, cheeks, and palate. It contains teeth that may have a variety of functions depending on the way of life of the mammal. They may be us...
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Mouth

End of a stream. Point at which a stream enters a lake, sea, or ocean.
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mouth

Front opening of the digestive tract, into which food is taken for digestion. In flatworms, the mouth is the only opening into the digestive cavity, and is located on the 'belly' of the worm.
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mouth

General view of the human mouth When one swallows, the soft palate and uvula seal off the nasal cavity, and the epiglottis seals of the trachea (windpipe). The tongue pushes the food backwards into the lumen (internal cavity) of the pharynx, and then into the digestive system Also called ...
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mouth

in human anatomy, orifice through which food and air enter the body. The mouth opens to the outside at the lips and empties into the throat at the ... [10 related articles]
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mouth

mouth, entrance to the digestive and respiratory tracts. The mouth, or oral cavity, is ordinarily a simple opening in lower animals; in vertebrates it is a more complex structure. In humans, the mouth is defined in front and at the sides by the lips, jawbone, teeth, and gums; in the rear it merges w...
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Mouth

Mouth: 1. The upper opening of the digestive tract, beginning with the lips and containing the teeth, gums, and tongue. Foodstuffs are broken down mechanically in the mouth by chewing and saliva is added as a lubricant. Saliva contains amylase, an enzyme that digests starch. 2. Any opening or aperture in the body. The mouth in both senses of the wo...
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mouth

Origin: OE. Mouth, mu, AS. M; akin to D. Mond, OS. M, G. Mund, Icel. Mur, munnr, Sw. Mun, Dan. Mund, Goth. Muns, and possibly L. Mentum chin; or cf. D. Muil mouth, muzzle, G. Maul, OHG. Mla, Icel. Mli, and Skr. Mukha mouth. ... 1. The opening through which an animal receives food; the aperture between the jaws or between the lips; also, the cavity,...
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Mouth

The end of the river. The mouth may be where the river meets the sea, a lake or a larger waterway. Most rivers flow out into the sea, and this is where they end their journey.
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Mouth

The exit or point of discharge of a stream into another stream, lake, or sea.
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Mouth

The mouth is a versatile area of the human anatomy, responsible for articulation in speech, and tasting, chewing, and swallowing food. The mouth cavity is located just below the nasal cavity and is formed by the palatine bones and the palatine processes of the maxilla on top and by the mandible on bottom. At the opening of the mouth cavity are the ...
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Mouth

The mouth is similar in function to the human mouth and refers to the cavity bounded by the bill.
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Mouth

The open end of a bell-shaped or tubular flower.
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