Esophagotomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Esophagotomy (Surg) The operation of making an incision into the esophagus, for the purpose of removing any foreign substance that obstructs the passage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n esophagotomy In surgery, the operation of making an incision into the esophagus, as for the purpose of removing any foreign substance that obstructs the passage.
    • n esophagotomy See esophagotomy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. o'isofa`gos the esophagus + te`mnein to cut

Usage


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