oesophagitis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n oesophagitis inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • OEsophagitis inflammation of the Å“sophagus
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

It has a supra-oesophageal ganglion of fair size.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
The trouble in deglutition proved to be due to an oesophageal narrowing.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
Infra-oesophageal: situated below oesophagus; see sub-oesophageal.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Moisten the sterilised oesophageal tube with sterile water.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Complications, such as cellulitis, perforation of the oesophagus, or peri-oesophageal abscess, may follow.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The crest close over the supra-oesophageal cavity, is generally furnished with small, often bead-like teeth.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
The alimentary canal is simple and a gizzard or oesophageal diverticula rarely developed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
It opens into the peri-oesophageal sinus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
The branches of the aorta which supply the viscera of the thorax are the coronary, the oesophageal, the bronchial and the pericardiac.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Schaudinn observed that the three oesophageal diverticula (commonly, but incorrectly, known as the "sucking stomach") (fig.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
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In news:

There is little information on the effects of Helicobacter pylori eradication in patients with a primary diagnosis of gastro- oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
The rate of oesophageal adenocarcinoma is increasing in the western world and has a poor prognosis mainly because individuals present at a late stage.
In his report on oesophageal motility disorders.
Oesophageal motility disorders comprise various abnormal manometric patterns which usually present with dysphagia or chest pain.
Oesophageal motility disorders comprise various abnormal manometric patterns which usually present with dysphagia or chest pain.
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