noun, plural e·soph·a·gi [ih-sof-uh-jahy, gahy, ee-sof-]. /ɪˈsɒf əˌdʒaɪ, ˌgaɪ, iˈsɒf-/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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Origin of esophagus
Words nearby esophagus
Example sentences from the Web for esophagus
The more caudal ends of these ganglia separate and run down, a little lateral to the esophagus.
This is a wave-like relaxation of the muscular walls of the esophagus, followed closely by a muscular contraction.Encyclopedia of Diet|Eugene Christian
Then he would take the cider jug and wash down his esophagus as one washes out a clogged rain pipe.Original Short Stories, Volume 10 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
Lady Dee did not use that word, of course—she would as soon have talked of her esophagus.Sylvia's Marriage|Upton Sinclair
Close to its posterior end the esophagus gives off three food reservoirs, two above and a single larger one below.Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane