Esophageal E`so*phag"e*al, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to the esophagus. [Written also {[oe]sophageal}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • oesophageal — oesophageal; sub·oesophageal; …   English syllables

  • OEsophageal — OEsophagus [OE]*soph a*gus, n., OEsophageal [OE] so*phag e*al, a., etc. Same as {Esophagus}, {Esophageal}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oesophageal — oesophagus (US esophagus) ► NOUN (pl. oesophagi or oesophaguses) ▪ the part of the alimentary canal which connects the throat to the stomach. DERIVATIVES oesophageal adjective. ORIGIN Greek oisophagos …   English terms dictionary

  • oesophageal — /i sof euh jee euhl, ee seuh faj ee euhl/, adj. esophageal. * * * …   Universalium

  • oesophageal — adj. of or pertaining to the oesophagusoe·so·phag·e·al || ɪː‚sÉ‘fÉ™ dʒɪːəl / sÉ’ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oesophageal — /əsɒfəˈdʒiəl/ (say uhsofuh jeeuhl) adjective relating to the oesophagus. Also, esophageal. Usage: For spelling variation see oe …   Australian English dictionary

  • OESOPHAGEAL — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oesophageal pouch — The oesophageal pouches (also known as sugar glands)[1] are a pair of pouches connected to the oesophagus of all molluscs, and represent a synapomorphy of the phylum.[2] Contents 1 Morphology 2 Function …   Wikipedia

  • oesophageal ulcer — see peptic ulcer, oesophagitis …   Medical dictionary

  • oesophageal varices — dilated veins in the lower oesophagus due to portal hypertension. These may rupture and bleed, resulting in haematemesis; serious bleeding may endanger life. Bleeding may be arrested by a compression balloon, by sclerotherapy, by applying elastic …   Medical dictionary

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