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oe·soph·a·gus

 (ĭ-sŏf′ə-gəs)
n.
Variant of esophagus.
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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
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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
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Translations
مريئ
esòfag
jícen
spiserør
ÖsophagusSpeiseröhre
ezofago
ruokatorvi
grkljan
食道
밥줄식도
fistula cibalis
øsofag
požiralnik
grkljanгркљан
matstrupe

oesophagus

esophagus (US) [iːˈsɒfəgəs] Nesófago m
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oesophagus

[iːˈsɒfəgəs] esophagus (US) nœsophage m
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oesophagus

, (US) esophagus
nSpeiseröhre f
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oesophagus

esophagus (Am) [iːˈsɒfəgəs] nesofago
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References in classic literature ?
The turbit has a very short and conical beak, with a line of reversed feathers down the breast; and it has the habit of continually expanding slightly the upper part of the oesophagus. The Jacobin has the feathers so much reversed along the back of the neck that they form a hood, and it has, proportionally to its size, much elongated wing and tail feathers.
The proportional width of the gape of mouth, the proportional length of the eyelids, of the orifice of the nostrils, of the tongue (not always in strict correlation with the length of beak), the size of the crop and of the upper part of the oesophagus; the development and abortion of the oil-gland; the number of the primary wing and caudal feathers; the relative length of wing and tail to each other and to the body; the relative length of leg and of the feet; the number of scutellae on the toes, the development of skin between the toes, are all points of structure which are variable.
Owen informs me that a part of the oesophagus is so constructed that nothing much larger than a crowquill can be passed down.
Bomet has broken the cancer pattern in the country by recording oesophagus as the leading form of the killer disease in both male and female adults.This is a departure from the common trend where breast and cervical cancer have been the most prevalent among women while prostate and oesophagus cancer have been the most prevalent among men in the country.
Two patients, a 28-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, presented with difficulty in swallowing solid food, 6 months following surgery for corrosive injury to oesophagus. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy findings revealed a narrowing just below the cricopharynx with the inability to negotiate the scope beyond the stricture.
ISLAMABAD -- Scientists in London have grown a bio-engineered oesophagus which was successfully implanted into mice.
Summary: The boy's oesophagus was burnt by the acid which he had mistaken for a cold drink
WELSH patients suffering from a condition that affects the oesophagus are having to travel to England for treatment because appropriate medical equipment is not available this side of the border.
Martin-Fumado, "Acute oesophageal necrosis (black oesophagus)," Revista Espanola De Enfermedades Digestivas, vol.
Reynolds, "Risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus," British Journal of Surgery, vol.
Radiograph of lateral cervical region revealed presence of bone like opacity occluding the cervical oesophagus at level of [C.sub.2] to [C.sub.4] vertebrae.
The aim of the present study is to give a detailed description of the histological architecture of oesophagus and stomach of the grey-backed shrike.