periesophageal

adjective
peri·​esoph·​a·​ge·​al
variants: or chiefly British perioesophageal \ -​i-​ˌsäf-​ə-​ˈjē-​əl How to pronounce perioesophageal (audio) \

Medical Definition of periesophageal

: of, relating to, occurring in, or being the tissues surrounding the esophagus

Learn More about periesophageal

Cite this Entry

“Periesophageal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/periesophageal. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

Comments on periesophageal

What made you want to look up periesophageal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!