esophagitis


esoph·a·gi·tis

noun \i-ˌsä-fə-ˈjī-təs, -ˈgī-\
plural esoph·a·git·i·des\-ˈji-tə-ˌdēz, -ˈgi-\

Definition of ESOPHAGITIS

:  inflammation of the esophagus

Origin of ESOPHAGITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1900

esoph·a·gi·tis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ESOPHAGITIS

: inflammation of the esophagus

Variants of ESOPHAGITIS

esoph·a·gi·tis or chiefly British oe·soph·a·gi·tis \i-ˌsäf-ə-ˈjīt-əs, -ˈgīt-əs, (ˌ)ē-\

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