Medical Dictionary

Schatzki ring

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noun Schatz·ki ring \ ˈshats-kē- \
variants: or Schatzki's ring play \-kēz-\

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.

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