megaesophagus

noun
mega·​esoph·​a·​gus
variants: or chiefly British megaoesophagus \ -​i-​ˈsäf-​ə-​gəs How to pronounce megaoesophagus (audio) \
plural megaesophagi\ -​ˌgī How to pronounce megaesophagi (audio) , -​ˌjī How to pronounce megaesophagi (audio) \

Medical Definition of megaesophagus

: dilation and hypertrophy of the lower portion of the esophagus megaesophagus secondary to advanced achalasia— Suil Kim et al

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“Megaesophagus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/megaesophagus. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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