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Noun: oesophagus (oesophagi,oesophaguses)  i'só-fu-gus
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: esophagus)
  1. The passage between the pharynx and the stomach
    - esophagus [N. Amer], gorge, gullet

Derived forms: oesophagi, oesophaguses

Type of: muscle system, muscular structure, musculature, passage, passageway

Part of: alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract

Encyclopedia: Oesophagus