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oe·soph·a·gus

 (ĭ-sŏf′ə-gəs)
n.
Variant of esophagus.

oesophagus

(iːˈsɒfəɡəs) or

esophagus

n, pl -gi (-ˌɡaɪ)
(Anatomy) the part of the alimentary canal between the pharynx and the stomach; gullet
[C16: via New Latin from Greek oisophagos, from oisein, future infinitive of pherein to carry + -phagos, from phagein to eat]
oesophageal, esophageal adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oesophagus - the passage between the pharynx and the stomachoesophagus - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
epicardia - the short part of the esophagus extending downward from the diaphragm to the stomach
cardiac sphincter - the valve between the distal end of the esophagus and the stomach; the physiological sphincter at the esophagogastric junction
Translations
مريئ
esòfag
jícen
spiserør
ÖsophagusSpeiseröhre
ezofago
ruokatorvi
grkljan
食道
밥줄식도
fistula cibalis
øsofag
požiralnik
grkljanгркљан
matstrupe

oesophagus

esophagus (US) [iːˈsɒfəgəs] Nesófago m

oesophagus

[iːˈsɒfəgəs] esophagus (US) nœsophage m

oesophagus

, (US) esophagus
nSpeiseröhre f

oesophagus

esophagus (Am) [iːˈsɒfəgəs] nesofago
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She picked up the accolade for creating and developing the oesophageal and gastric cancer awareness campaign called "Oesophagoose".
New figures from Cancer Research UK show that around 7,600 people in the UK now die each year from oesophageal cancer, compared with only 3,800 in 1971.
Latest figures from Cancer Research UK show that around 7,600 people in the UK, or 13 in every 100,000, die each year from oesophageal cancer, compared with 3,800 in 1971.