esophagitis

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noun esoph·a·gi·tis \i-ˌsä-fə-ˈjī-təs, -ˈgī-\

Definition of esophagitis

plural

esophagitides

play \-ˈji-tə-ˌdēz, -ˈgi-\
  1. :  inflammation of the esophagus

Origin and Etymology of esophagitis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1900


Medical Dictionary

esophagitis

noun esoph·a·gi·tis

Medical Definition of esophagitis

  1. :  inflammation of the esophagus

Variants of esophagitis

or chiefly British

oesophagitis

\i-ˌsäf-ə-ˈjīt-əs, -ˈgīt-əs, (ˌ)ē-\play play

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