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if your mouth is dry, it contains very little saliva, for example because you are nervous
the small piece of flesh at the back of your tongue that closes your windpipe when you swallow food
a mass of small white bubbles of saliva coming from a person’s or animal’s mouth, especially because they are ill
a medical condition that makes your gums painful
the part of your throat where your larynx joins your pharynx, between your vocal cords
Britishvery informal saliva that someone spits out of their mouth
the organ in your throat that contains your vocal cords, which produce sounds
the part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. The corners of your mouth are the two outside ends of it, and the inside top part of your mouth is called the roof
if your mouth waters, it produces saliva (=liquid) because you are about to eat something that you like
medical the inside upper part of your mouth. The front, harder part is your hard palate, and the back, softer part is your soft palate.
the part of your throat that leads from your mouth to your oesophagus
the liquid produced by glands in your mouth
the tube at the back of your throat that air travels down. A less technical word is windpipe.
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