Noun(1) the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
(1) Esophageal foreign bodies can damage the esophagus and lead to strictures.(2) Food enters the mouth and travels through the esophagus to the stomach, located in the upper abdomen.(3) Patients can also bleed into muscles, into the esophagus , or into the stomach or intestine.(4) On endoscopic examination, retention of saliva in the distal esophagus was noted.(5) This allows the doctor to look at the esophagus and the stomach through a scope to be sure the stomach is healthy.(6) It is the backward flow of acid from the stomach up into the esophagus .(7) Normally, the lower esophageal sphincter stops stomach acid from entering the esophagus .(8) Bulimia can cause tears and irritation in the esophagus , stomach, and intestines.(9) Saliva rinses the esophagus and buffers acid that has splashed out of the stomach.(10) The suture line is where the surgeon has sewn the remaining esophagus to the stomach or bowel.(11) For an endoscopy, a thin tube with a tiny camera inside it is put down your throat and into your esophagus so the doctor can look at it.(12) Vomiting may cause a tear in the small blood vessels of the throat or lower esophagus .(13) The band is placed near the upper end of the stomach just below the junction of the stomach and the esophagus .(14) The cause is a weakness of the sphincter muscle between the esophagus and stomach.(15) In babies with esophageal atresia, the esophagus comes to a dead end instead of connecting to the stomach.(16) Repeated exposure of the esophagus to stomach contents leads to esophagitis.
1. gullet ::
2. gorge ::
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