Signs for THROAT

Meaning: the passage or hollow tube inside the neck which leads from the back of the mouth of a person or animal.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant "G" handshape with the forefinger and thumb facing the throat strokes down the throat twice.

Related signs: ESOPHAGUS (gullet) WINDPIPE, NECK.


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