Medical Dictionary


adj para·esoph·a·ge·al

Medical Definition of PARAESOPHAGEAL

:  adjacent to the esophagus; especially :  relating to or being a hiatal hernia in which the connection between the esophagus and the stomach remains in its normal location but part or all of the stomach herniates through the hiatus into the thorax


para·esoph·a·ge·al or British para–oe·soph·a·ge·al \-i-ˌsäf-ə-ˈjē-əl\
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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