Definitions for oesophagus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gullet(noun)

    the passage between the pharynx and the stomach


  1. oesophagus(Noun)

    The tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach.

  2. Origin: From οἰσοφάγος, from οἰσέμεν, future form of φέρω + ἔφαγον.


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