Medical Dictionary

Schatzki ring

noun Schatz·ki ring \ˈshats-kē-\

Medical Definition of SCHATZKI RING

:  a local narrowing in the lower part of the esophagus that may cause dysphagia

Biographical Note for SCHATZKI RING

Schatzki, Richard (1901–1992), American radiologist. Schatzki held positions in radiology at several Boston hospitals.

Variants of SCHATZKI RING

Schatz·ki ring or Schatz·ki's ring \-kēz-\

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