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

Derived forms: esophaguses, esophagi

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

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

Encyclopedia: Esophagus