• WordNet 3.6
    • adj esophageal relating to the esophagus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Esophageal (Anat) Pertaining to the esophagus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • esophageal Pertaining or relating to the esophagus: as, esophageal glands.
    • esophageal The lip of the special esophageal groove of ruminants.
    • n esophageal See esophageal, etc.
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In literature:

Shortly afterward the esophageal tube was removed and recovery was virtually complete.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Cerebellum: has been applied to the sub-esophageal ganglion.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
It was given either by esophageal catheter, or by dropping it into the mouth from a pipette.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
Under the heading Neurotic Esophageal Stricture stuttering in swallowing is treated of.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh

In news:

But earlier this year, an esophageal cancer diagnosis left her unsure about her future.
Cervical esophageal perforation and cricopharyngeal dysfunction.
What to know about esophageal cancer.
GERD a big risk factor for esophageal cancer.
Eating freeze-dried strawberries may help prevent esophageal cancer, according to new but preliminary research.
We present the case of a 46-year-old woman with an impacted denture and an impending esophageal perforation.
Although heartburn sufferers are at increased risk of developing esophageal cancer, the majority of them won't.
Esophageal cancer is fairly rare, but Barrett's esophagus is one of the biggest risk factors for it.
Chronic esophageal stricture with Barrett's esophagus .
Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Fain , 20, lost his battle to esophageal cancer on Dec 26, 2008.
Experts say as many as 50-million people suffer esophageal reflux each day.
Heartburn and acid reflux may generate unfamiliar symptoms and result in esophageal cancer.
Wine May Cut Risk of Esophageal Cancer.
Bilateral tonsillar and esophageal Kaposi sarcoma in an HIV-negative patient.
Chronic esophageal stricture with Barrett's esophagus.

In science:

Prospective study of serum selenium levels and incident esophageal and gastric cancers. J.
Information bounds for Cox regression models with missing data