/ (ˈɡuːlə, ˈɡjuː-) /
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anatomy of, relating to, or situated in the throat or oesophagus
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Word Origin for gular
C19: from Latin gula throat
Words nearby gular
Gujranwala, gul, gula, gulab jamun, gulag, gular, Gulbenkian, gulch, gulden, Gülek Bogaz, gules
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How to use gular in a sentence
They have a large bright orange gular sac, a long, hooked bill, and small slightly webbed feet.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
The gular sac is to be found in both sexes, but somewhat larger in the males.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
The larvae possess both pairs of legs (Fig. 10) and a broad gular fold similar to that of larval salamanders.The Ancestry of Modern Amphibia: A Review of the Evidence|Theodore H. Eaton
The gular teeth placed there break the shell without spilling the contents, as would be the case if the front teeth were large.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
There are also a pair of large jugular or gular plates, and several large opercular bones.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds