The outer half of the stomach, the side toward the esophagus, does not join in this churning motion.
Just back of the pharynx is the esophagus which leads to the beginning of the stomach.
I hook my heels under the seat and persuade my esophagus back into place.
The food that is swallowed passes down the esophagus and enters the stomach.
Close to its posterior end the esophagus gives off three food reservoirs, two above and a single larger one below.
They may compress the esophagus and interfere with swallowing.
Like all gases it ascends, and so passes out of the esophagus in prayer and psalmody.
Through the mouth the animal ejects a part of the esophagus and envelops its prey, which is often of considerable size.
This is a wave-like relaxation of the muscular walls of the esophagus, followed closely by a muscular contraction.
To begin, open the proboscis from the mouth, cutting back so as to expose the esophagus.
esophagus e·soph·a·gus or oe·soph·a·gus (ĭ-sŏf'ə-gəs)
n. pl. e·soph·a·gi (-jī', -gī')
The portion of the digestive canal between the pharynx and stomach, consisting of a cervical part from the cricoid cartilage to the thoracic inlet, a thoracic part from the thoracic inlet to the diaphragm, and an abdominal part below the diaphragm to the stomach.