Oesophagus meaning

ĭ-sŏfə-gəs
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(anatomy) The tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach.
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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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