oral cavity

oral cavity
the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge (Freq. 1)

he stuffed his mouth with candy

Syn: ↑mouth, ↑oral fissure, ↑rima oris
Derivationally related forms: ↑mouth (for: ↑mouth)
Hypernyms: ↑rima
Hyponyms: ↑trap, ↑cakehole, ↑hole, ↑maw, ↑yap, ↑gob
Part Holonyms: ↑mouth
Part Meronyms:

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