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esophagogastrectomy in Medicine

esophagogastrectomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-gă-strĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. The removal of a portion of the lower esophagus and proximal stomach for treatment of neoplasms or strictures of those organs, especially lesions at or near the cardioesophageal junction.
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