esophagotomy

noun
esoph·​a·​got·​o·​my
variants: or chiefly British oesophagotomy \ -​ˈgä-​tə-​mē How to pronounce esophagotomy (audio) \
plural esophagotomies

Medical Definition of esophagotomy

: incision of the esophagus (as for the removal of an obstruction or the relief of esophageal achalasia)

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“Esophagotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esophagotomy. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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