from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, a small ulcer produced artificially either by caustics or by incisions.
  • n. In anatomy, the depression (fonticulus gutturis) at the root of the neck in front, just over the top of the breast-bone, formed by the slanting backward of the windpipe. It is well marked in emaciated persons.


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