esophagomyotomy

noun
esoph·​a·​go·​my·​ot·​o·​my
variants: or chiefly British oesophagomyotomy \ -​mī-​ˈät-​ə-​mē How to pronounce esophagomyotomy (audio) \
plural esophagomyotomies

Medical Definition of esophagomyotomy

: incision through the musculature of the esophagus and especially the distal part (as for the relief of esophageal achalasia)

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“Esophagomyotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esophagomyotomy. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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