Oesophagus Definition

ēsäfəgəs
noun
Webster's New World

(anatomy) The tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach.

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Other Word Forms of Oesophagus

Noun

Singular:
oesophagus
Plural:
oesophagi, oesophaguses

Origin of Oesophagus

  • From Ancient Greek οἰσοφάγος (oisophagos), from οἰσέμεν (oisemen), future form of φέρω (pherō, “I carry") + ἔφαγον (ephagon, “I ate").

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