suboesophageal
Subesophageal Sub*e`so*phag"e*al, a. (Zo["o]l.) Situated beneath the esophagus. [Written also {sub[oe]sophageal}.] [1913 Webster]

{Subesophageal ganglion} (Zo["o]l.), a large special ganglion situated beneath the esophagus of arthropods, annelids, and some other invertebrates. [1913 Webster]


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