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THROAT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In medical Jurisprudence. The front or anterior part of the neck. Where one was indicted for murder by “cutting the throat” of the deceased, it was held that the word “throat” was uot to be confined to that part of the neck wldch is scientifically so called, but must be taken iu its common acceptation. Rex v. Edwards, 6 Car. & P. 401.


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