esophagoplasty

[ ĭ-sŏfə-gə-plăs′tē ]

n.

Surgical repair of a defect in the wall of the esophagus.

Nearby words

  1. esophagogastrostomy,
  2. esophagogram,
  3. esophagography,
  4. esophagomalacia,
  5. esophagomyotomy,
  6. esophagoplication,
  7. esophagoptosis,
  8. esophagoscope,
  9. esophagoscopy,
  10. esophagospasm


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