Recent Examples of esophagus from the Web
Your nasal passages eventually connect to your lungs and your esophagus, so sticking something up there that could get stuck in your nose—or travel further downwards—is a bad idea.
The next day, Brozinsky advanced the scope down the patient’s esophagus.
His cause of death was deemed a homicide caused by gunshot wounds to his heart, lung, esophagus and liver.
Hiccups that last longer than 48 hours tend to have underlying factors, like nerve damage or irritation from gastroesophageal reflux, which happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, causing heartburn.
That intensive procedure involves passing a tube down her throat and into her esophagus.
How its tongue is connected to base of the mandible instead of back near the esophagus.
Doctors soon discovered that Cameron had a button cell battery — a coin-sized circular battery often found in watches, toys and small device — lodged in his esophagus.
The battery caused serious injury to Cameron Soto’s esophagus, WTIC Fox 61 reported this week, and the toddler had to be hospitalized—complete with breathing and feeding tubes—for several months.
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ESOPHAGUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of esophagus for English Language Learners
medical : the tube that leads from the mouth through the throat to the stomach
ESOPHAGUS Defined for Kids
medical Definition of esophagus
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