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megaesophagus

noun mega·esoph·a·gus
variants: or chiefly British megaoesophagus play \-i-ˈsäf-ə-gəs\

medical Definition of megaesophagus

plural megaesophagi play \-ˌgī, -ˌjī\
:dilation and hypertrophy of the lower portion of the esophagus
  • megaesophagus secondary to advanced achalasia
  • —Suil Kim et al

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