What Is the Gullet in a Frog?


Quick Answer

A frog's gullet is its throat or esophagus; this is the passage from the mouth to the digestive system. If a frog's digestive process is seen as a series of steps, passage of food from the mouth to the gullet can be seen as the second step in digestion.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

Frogs aren't the only animals with a gullet; this is a general term to refer to an animal's esophagus. In frogs, the opening to the gullet is visible in the animal's wide mouth. The gullet is a part of the frog's digestive tract and a part of its vocal system. The "ribbit" croaking sound frogs makes originates in this part of the frog's body.

Learn more about Frogs

Related Questions